members of its staff. The mass sack comes after a 2-week strike action.
The workers had embarked on strike over the new living wage policy of
the company where none of them would be entitled to gratuity upon
retirement and what was supposed to be gathered as their gratuity
overtime, would now be added to their monthly salary.
workers only got to know this year as they were meant to believe it was
a salary increment.
They then decided to embark on a strike. After unfruitful consultations
with the leaders of the workers union, the management wielded the big
stick today by firing all of them and asked those still interested in
keeping their jobs to reapply.