Judge stops sacking of 176 Laikipia county workers
SEE ALSO :Kisumu Speaker in new bid to save job“We do not agree with redundancy claims, it has no legal basis, it is not acceptable to this union and its membership and we shall fight it,” Mr Duba stated. Represented by advocates John Abwuor and Benard Odero, the axed workers raised a number of grievances such as redundancy, forced early retirement without pension. The County Public Service Board only notified the workers of the staff audit to find out the employees’ skills and whether they matched their job specifications. “We are fighting for precedent setting situations in these counties for to give these workers freedom of expression,” said Odero. KCGWU General Secretary Duba also stated that the union will take up industrial action in a bid to put pressure on the county governments to stop unlawful termination without consultation.
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