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Prospect Lithium Zimbabwe (PLZ) in crosshairs for egregious human rights breaches and violations of worker safety standards

Goromonzi site the worst of its kind!

The discovery provides validity to prior accusations that Chinese-run enterprises have a modus operandi of abusing locals via immoral practices and bragging of protection from high offices.

According to information recieved by a reporter with the ZiMetro News who went undercover and saw horrific maltreatment of locals at the Goromonzi plant outsourced to Cred9.

Our investigator discovered that the Chinese-owned company has a history of mistreating employees in violation of National Employment Council pay standards, putting them to appalling living circumstances.

“We live in metal homes with no floors or ventilation.

“The restrooms are awful, and we work more than thirteen hours a day with no extra pay.”

“The Chinese supervisors verbally insult us, and one of my coworkers was smacked on the cheeks. “They claim to be untouchable and have good connections with chefs in Harare and Beijing,” said our inside source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

The Centre for Research and Development (CRD) has said unequivocally that Chinese-owned mining corporations are flagrantly breaking rules governing health and safety problems (SHE).

Investigations revealed that employees are subjected to subpar meals as a result of caterer selection bias.

“They had to change three catering businesses in six months because some of the staff had diarrhoea,” disclosed our insider.

Some Chinese middle management personnel have been accused of sexually assaulting female colleagues, and an epidemic of a ‘unusual’ sexually transmitted illness has surfaced, which our reporter saw on the ground.

The sufferers have nevertheless not sought medical assistance but have resorted to herbal medicine given by a legion of sellers who joined the ‘Lithium rush’.

We also discovered that PLZ hired a consultancy firm named Goodpager, which has been delaying wage payments amid allegations that they are ‘spinning’ the money through rent-seeking activities.

Last Friday, our team paid a visit to Goodpager’s Lomagundi headquarters, where staff accused their principle of delaying the release of cash designated for the pay bill.

“The funds for the wage bill we received them only yesterday (last Thursday) and we are in the process of disbursement.

“All employees are entitled to overtime but some of them refuse to go for overtime. to support this you can come and see our timesheet where you will note that there are people who go regularly.

“The Company actually begs people for overtime and we even incentivise people to go for overtime,” said the Goodpager manager.

Another manager Amisher Joe said their mandate was to only hire employees and the working conditions are “none of their business”.

Surprisingly, PLZ disowned Goodpager, and efforts to contact Goodpager about the ‘divorce,’ were in vain.

PLZ’s reaction did not dispute or confirm the charges, but instead demanded “additional details” despite the photographs of appalling circumstances given by this magazine.

In its reaction PLZ could neither confirm nor refute the charges but rather wanted what the called “additional details” despite being presented with photographs of the awful circumstances in issue.

“Thank you for your inquiry, however it is unclear. Please supply additional information and images, such as who Goodpager is and what services they offer, as we do not have a contractor by that name.

Please be aware that we will respond as quickly as possible, despite the fact that most personnel are unavailable “According to an emailed answer from a corporate executive.

Prospect Lithium Zimbabwe (PLZ) in crosshairs for egregious human rights breaches and violations of worker safety standards

 

Prospect Lithium Zimbabwe (PLZ) in crosshairs for egregious human rights breaches and violations of worker safety standards

 

 

Prospect Lithium Zimbabwe (PLZ) in crosshairs for egregious human rights breaches and violations of worker safety standards

 

Prospect Lithium Zimbabwe (PLZ) in crosshairs for egregious human rights breaches and violations of worker safety standards

 

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