Government has assured casual workers who were laid off by the Nitrogen Chemicals of Zambia -NCZ- last year and never received their packages that they will be paid their dues in a week’s time.
Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has since appealed to the group to exercise patience as management is working on modalities of paying them.
This came to light when Mr. Lusambo addressed the Ex-Nitrogen Chemicals of Zambia casual workers who were protesting in NCZ plant in Kafue.
Meanwhile Mr. Lusambo has urged investors in the country to respect the nation’s labour laws and avoid exploiting their workers or the law will visit them.
Mr. Lusambo said this when he toured Eva product company, a company specialized in artificial human hair in Lusaka’s Makeni area which was rumored not have paid gratuity to its workers.
The minister has since assured the workers at Eva products company that they will receive their money and that no one will be fired for airing their issues.
Meanwhile, Lusambo has urged the cooperate world to supplement Government’s efforts in the education sector.
He says this will contribute to measures to raise standards in the sector.
The Minister was speaking this morning when Trade Kings Group presented awards to eight schools that participated in its music talent show for a jingle on Delite Cereal porridge.
Mr. Lusambo who was at the event to give support to his daughter Sibongile also urged parents to encourage their children in skills development.
And Trade Kings Group Public Relations and Corporate affairs Manager Bridget Kambobe said the company is trying to promote nutrition through the product.
Ms. Kambobe noted that Trade Kings is also Engaging various stakeholder’s in nutrition.
Meanwhile, Chinese International School Principle Jacky Pan whose school emerged winner says the competition has enabled pupils to learn skills in music.