Under pressure government of Zimbabwe has urged workers to dissociate themselves from the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) announced lunch hour protests saying it has nothing to do with improving their welfare.

This follows a call for workers to protest during the lunch hour at their workplaces against poor remuneration.

Labour and Social Welfare minister, Paul Mavhima said the labour movement has chosen to renegade on its responsibility chosing to meddle in politics

“What is the motive behind the demonstrations? Workers must dissociate themselves from such industrial actions being organised by labour leaders who have chosen to renege on their responsibility to advance workers issues and instead pursue an opposition political agenda,” said Mavhima in an interview with a local online publication.

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