Amicable negotiations lead to Telecom Namibia pay hike

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Amicable negotiations lead to Telecom Namibia pay hike

Telecom Namibia has congratulated its staff and unions on the spirit of recent wage negotiations.

The telco has announced inflation-related pay hikes for its staff, following wage negotiations between the company’s management and the Namibia Public Workers Union (Napwu).

“This agreement reflects the maturity of the leadership of Telecom Namibia and Napwu.It shows that Telecom Namibia cares about the quality of life for our most important resource - our employees,” said Telecom Namibia’s Managing Director Frans Ndoroma.

Ndoroma noted: “When labour costs are allowed to run wild, they present risks to jobs and levels of employment.”

Highlighting reports of destructive wage negotiations elsewhere in the country, both Ndoroma and Napwu General Secretary Petrus Nevonga commended the negotiating teams for reaching agreement in a record period of only two days.



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