Jan 20, 2011

KESC decides to fire more than 4000 employees

  Thursday, January 20, 2011
KARACHI: Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) has decided to fire more than 4000 employees under voluntary separation scheme (VSS).

According to KESC spokesman, administration has decided to shut non-management and non-technical departments in the company. These department included security guards, drivers, clerical staff, bill distributors and sentry workers among others.

The company offered its 4500 employees VSS, whose date of validation expired on January 15. 375 employees accepted the offer while rest of the sacked employees will be paid all their statutory dues along with one month's salary.

Talking to Geo News, Peoples Workers Union said that voice will be raised against forcible action taken by the administration.



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