KK security ordered to pay former employees Ksh. 60 Million
By Jacob Oluoch
KK security ordered to pay ex- employees sh. 60 Million over wrongfully dismissal from work in January 2011.
Forty three former employees of KK security firm have expressed joy after a Kisumu Labour Court granted them Ksh. 60 Million for wrongful dismissal.
The senior magistrate Robinson Ondieki in his yesterday ruling stated that the dismissal was against the country’s labour laws.
While speaking to Ghetto radio news desk ,Ronald Aniuba one of the ex- employees expressed his happiness, he said they are now satisfied though it has been a long journey since 2011.
Carlos Ouma the lawyer of the complainants expressed satisfaction with the court’s ruling adding that it was justice for his clients who were unlawfully sacked.
” We are happy and this is a lession to many employers as well as employees are govern by law of this country hence they must always follow the law,” said Ouma.
The former KK employees have been pursuing the case for nearly 10 years.
They claim that the court had rewarded them in 2013 but the employer did not honour that.
It is reported that KK management accused the 43 employees for demanding for over time pay which led to dismissal of over 400 employees.