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Zimbabwe Government Aims to Increase Workers' Protections

President Robert Mugabe has recalled Zimbabwe's parliament from its recess to amend the country's labor laws, but unions say they are not behind the government's push. The new labor law is aimed at stopping Zimbabwean employers from firing employees with little notice and no severance packages. Last month, the country's Supreme Court ruled employers are allowed to fire workers with no severance as long as they give three months' notice. Since then, several...

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