The government has announced a $400 million cost of living adjustment (Cola) effective 1 April 2019 which will match the salaries of government workers to the poverty datum line.

The Government also declared non-monetary benefits which include the resuscitation of the medical aid services and improvement in the pension system for all government workers.

The announcement was done by the Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Dr Sekai Nzenza who was accompanied by the Minister of Finance and Economic development Professor Mthuli Ncube and Chairperson of the Public Service Commission Dr Vincent Hungwe.

More details to follow…