Truck drivers salary impasse referred to taskforce

Truck owners and the government have referred the issue of truck drivers’ salaries to a taskforce which has been mandated to review working conditions of the drivers.

Jooma: Task force will come with a report

The decision has halted an impending strike by the truck owners who wanted to withdraw their vehicles from the roads in protest against government decision to increase salaries for the drivers to K100, 000 minimum from K30, 000.

Minister of Transport and Public Works Ralph Jooma says the taskforce will now come up with a report which both parties will adopt.

Road Transport Association of Malawi president Lyton Dzombe has since asked the government to ensure that loading and route rates are revised upwards if the truck owners are to meet the new salary structure for the drivers.

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3 years ago

koma nde shallow minded leaders odya za magulu 6. mimba kwevekweve

3 years ago

How about this for the price we shall have to pay for killing lake and rail services because few individuals wanted to skin Malawians through truck business. Sadly, this country is so unfortunate to have in plenty very shallow minded leaders.
3 years ago
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A Malawi Mutha ngati makatani

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