Headline

The Hotel, Food Processing and Catering Workers Union, was established with an aim to promote Industrial Peace in various companies in the sector.

HFPCU Longing Hard to Develop Own Curriculum

One of the leading unions in the country, Hotels, Food Processing and Catering Union of Malawi (HFPCU) has said that it has embarked on a drive to develop its own curriculum which among other things involves training of trainers. HFPCU cooperation Director Zione Pakulantanda said this during a two day workshop which was held lately at the Malawi Institute of Tourism (Alendo Hotel) in the Commercial City of Blantyre. “During the workshop among other things, the participants discussed a…

Read More

HFPCWU Targets to reach out to Many Workers as Possible

The Hotels, Food Processing and Catering Workers Union of Malawi (HFPCWU) has embarked on a drive to expand its wings to reach out to many workers as possible in the hospitality sector this year. This has been said by the Union’s General Secretary Shakespeare Sesani following a successful sensitization meeting which was held lately at Kara Umura Lodge in the tea growing district of Mulanje. The meeting attracted 36 participants with only 2 women, a development Sesani says they…

Read More

HFPCWU Gurus Gunning Hard to take Organization to another Level

The Hotels, Food Procession and Catering Workers Union (HFPCWU) Executive has said that it is going to work extremely hard in order to reach out to its goals as well as reach out to many workers as possible in the hospitality and food processing sector. This was said by HFPCWU Cooperation Coordinator Zione Pakulantanda following a workshop which was held at Serendib Suites, Namiwawa in the Commercial City of Blantyre from February 24-25, 2017. She explained that the Workshop…

Read More

‘Together We Are Stronger’, Danish Union Veteran Advises Malawian Workers

Workers in various institutions in the country have been encouraged to join unions as one way to come up with solutions to challenges which they are facing in their day to day activities at work, it has been learnt. This was said by Bjorn Haar from Denmark who was one of the facilitators of a recent workshop which was conducted by the Hotels, Food Processing and Catering (HFPC) held lately at Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre. According to Haal,…

Read More

HFPC, Construction and Hospitality Unions go Into Partnership

The Hotels Food Processing and Catering Workers Union of Malawi has said that their recent partnership with the construction and Hospitality unions Industry will help boost their activities inorder to reach out to their goals for the future. This was said by Zione Pakulantanda Nyirenda who is the cooperation coordinator for the Hotels union. The workshop was held lately at Ryalls Hotel in the Commercial City of Blantyre. “This workshop has been very important because we have shared a…

Read More

CASOTU pleas HFPCWU for immediate intervention on the challenges they are facing at workplace

Carlsberg, Sobo brewery Trade Union (CASOTU) has pleaded with Hotels Food Processing and Catering Workers Union (HFPCWU) to meet with their management so they should address some of the challenges they are facing at their workplace.   The employees gave their request during a two day workshop which was organized by HFPCWU and was conducted at Grace Bandawe in Malawi’s commercial city of Blantyre.   According to the workers among other challenges they would like to be addressed by…

Read More

Strong union should always come with good results from bargaining table

The unions should at list gain some of the things lined up for negotiations but if they lose everything brought on the negotiation table it just means that union is weak and not wealthy to be called union.   This was said by the General Secretary for Hotels Food Processing and Catering Workers Union (HFPCWU) Shakespeare Sesani during a two day training workshop which took place at Grace Bandawe and was organized to train the shop-stewards and the just…

Read More

Rank and filling still in progress – Bakelands Bakery gets trained

Hotels Food Processing and Catering Workers Union (HFPCWU) which recently embarked on a project to train all its affiliates on Rank and filing says all is going well and in all the trainings they have conducted so far the participants have been responding in a positive way hence expecting positive results in their different working places.   On November 30, 2013 Hotels Union trained shop stewards from Bakelands Bakery who at the end of the training admitted that they…

Read More

Rank and Filing trainings so important to union members-Majawa

Hotels Union management has observed that most of its members are not aware of rank and filling and they have since embarked on a project to train its members in all their branches in all the three regions of Malawi namely Northern, Southern and Central Region.   According to the hotels union trainer Rashid Majawa, most of the union members did not undergo a training on rank and filing which has resulted into ignorance on their part when it…

Read More

Universal Industries workers trained on legal strike after an unlawful one

Hotels Union recently organised training for all the Universal Industries Limited workers where they trained them on labour laws with the main focus being the ‘procedures for a legal strike’.   A month ago the employees had a three-day strike which the secretariat of Hotels Union said was illegal since the negotiations were underway and that proper procedures were not followed.   Hotels Union Trainer, Rashid Majawa noted that the workers conduct was due to lack of knowledge on…

Read More