Trade Unions in Zimbabwe and their types

////Trade Unions in Zimbabwe and their types

Trade Unions in Zimbabwe and their types

ZIMSEC O Level Business Studies Notes: Managing Human Resources: Trade Unions in Zimbabwe and their types

There are a number of trade unions that operate in Zimbabwe. Below is a list of some of them and their categories. As clearly demonstrated a trade union can belong to more than one category.

Trade UnionType
Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU)
  • Super Union

  • General Union
Zimbabwe Pulp & Paper Workers' Union
  • Industry
Zimbabwe Domestic & Allied Workers Union (ZDAWU)
  • Industry
  • Occupational
Zimbabwe Chemicals & Plastics Allied Workers' Union
  • Industry
  • Occupational
Zimbabwe Textile Workers Union (ZTWU)
  • Industry
  • Occupational
Zimbabwe Tobacco Industrial Workers’ Union (ZTIWU)
  • Industry
Zimbabwe Metal, Energy & Allied Workers’ Union (ZMEAWU)
  • Industry
Zimbabwe Security Guards Union (ZISEGU)
  • Occupational
Zimbabwe Banks & Allied Workers’ Union (ZIBAWU)
  • Industry
Zimbabwe Furniture, Timber & Allied Trades Union (ZFTATU)
  • Industry
Zimbabwe Educational Scientific, Social & Cultural Workers’ Union (ZESSCWU)
  • Industry
  • General Union
Zimbabwe Catering & Hotel Workers’ Union (ZCHWU)
  • Industry
  • General Union
Zimbabwe Construction and Allied Trades Workers’ Union
  • Industry
  • General Union
Zimbabwe Urban Councils Workers’ Union (ZUCWU)
  • Industry
  • General Union
Zimbabwe Union of Journalists
  • Industry
  • Occupational
Zimbabwe Amalgamated Railway Workers’ Union (ZARWU)
  • Industry
  • General Union
Railway Association of Yard Operating Staff (RAYOS)
  • Industry
  • General Union
Zimbabwe Railways Artisans Union (RAU)
  • Industry
  • General Union
Railway Association of Enginemen (RAE)
  • Industry
  • Craft Union
  • Occupational
National Union of the Clothing Industry (NUCI)
  • Industry
  • General Union
National Engineering Workers’ Union (NEWU)
  • Industry
  • General Union
Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Workers’ Union of Zimbabwe (MVMWUZ)
  • Industry
  • General Union
General Agriculture & Plantation Workers’ Union of Zimbabwe (GAPWUZ)
  • Industry
  • General Union
Federation of Food & Allied Workers’ Union of Zimbabwe (FFAWUZ)
  • Industry
  • General Union
Commercial Workers’ Union of Zimbabwe
  • Industry
  • General Union
Cement, Lime & Allied Workers’ Union of Zimbabwe (CLAWUZ)
  • Industry
  • General Union
Progressive Teacher's Union of Zimbabwe
  • Industry
  • Craft Union
  • Occupational
Zimbabwe Teacher's Association (ZIMTA)
  • Industry
  • Craft Union
  • Occupational

NB Due to persistent economic crisis that have greatly eroded the bargaining power of employees and other changes some of these trade unions may no longer be operational.

To learn more about types/categories of trade unions go to this page.

To access more topics go to the O Level Business Notes

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