Tuskys Supermarket has began sending staff home on a two-week unpaid leave, according to emails seen by Kenyanbusinessfeed.com.
“TML and Outsourced staff to be now subjected to a mandatory 12 days unpaid leave effective this month July 2020”, a email said in part.
Tuskys has over the past few months been struggling to pay suppliers over Sh1 billion in supplied goods and services. The Government in late June said that it had put the ailing retailer under watch.
Tuskys was also ordered to pay suppliers by mid this month.
Here are some unfiltered communications that we received:
Good Evening Team. As we all know, the Corona pandemic has brought caused a lot of damages to the world’s economy. So the company’s closed and some laying off staffs. In all these, we thank God that TML has worked so hard to retain us at work.Several changes have occurred with the last one being as follows:
Effective today, All TML staffs (Artemis,Interns TML) shall for a mandatory unpaid leave as follows per month untill further notice as follows:
TML -12 days per month
Interns-5 days per month
Artemis-12 days per month.
In one month you will therefore be working up to to a maximum of 18 per days including weekly offs.
All pending annual leaves have been suspended until further notice.All ongoing annual leaves have been cancelled with the last date being today.
We shall be working for our normal hour rate,that is;
Feel free to ask any point which is not clear tomorrow when you report to work.
More communication from Tuskys
Most of you have approached me today wishing to confirm some rumours about staff unpaid leave
We have received official information about the same. Its true all of us have to take unpaid leaves every month starting this month of July 2020
-All annual leaves have been suspended
-all staff currently on leave to report back to work tomorrow 3and july 2020
-the six hours shift will end on COB 4th july 2020
-effective 5th july 2020, all staff present will work normally ie tml 7.5hrs, Artemis and interns 9hrs
- all staff including management must take this unpaid annual leave
- the unpaid leaves start on 5th july 2020
- new offs and shift to be given out by 3rd July 2020
The unpaid leaves will be as follows
There will be lots of challenges with the new arrangement. We will however be expected to give our best..
Lets continuous praying hard for the company
Any query about this..ask here
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