The paper examines Trade Unions the role they have been playing in promoting good
working conditions passable remuneration for employees in Zimbabwe since 1980 till date.
The idea became necessary in view of the unending political, economic, social, educational,
and electoral problems bedevilling trade unions resulting poor performance. The country
Unionism commenced the colonial error with the aim and objective of protecting employees
from exploitation and oppression by employers since there is conflict of interest between
employers and employees. Employees’ motives are driven by profit and employee’s
motivation is driven by salary maximization and incentives. Trade Union acts as mediators
between the employer and employees in work environment and has played a pivotal role in
bettering employees in Zimbabwe. The aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of
trade unions in presenting the interests and grievance of workers. However, there is gnashing
of teeth and an outcry from employees over poor representation by trade unions, corruption
and political interference and concentration by union leaders giving a blind eye to workers
grievances. It aims of this study to rejuvenate the ills bedevilling trade union operation and
poor representation of employees. The research would be qualitative in nature and target
Warren Park/ Mabelreign District as the area for a case study. The research targets people
who are formally employed in both public and private sector and trade union officials and are
relevant people since they are the ones facing these challenges. The outcome of the study can
be used as a panacea to the problems affecting the environment of work in Zimbabwe in
coming up with measure and policies that arrest these challenges.
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Research, SSA. "Unionism and the education sector in Zimbabwe 1980 to ZIMTA Warren/Park Mabelreign District." Afribary.com (2021). Accessed May 13, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/unionism-and-the-education-sector-in-zimbabwe-1980-to-zimta-warren-park-mabelreign-district