Bernard Wozomu, one of the petitioners told URN this morning that they have petitioned the labour office demanding for their salary arrears and compensation in damages following their illegal suspension.
of Mbale School of the Deaf has petitioned the district Labour Office demanding
their salaries for the last 13 months and compensation of Shillings 900 million
for illegal suspension.
the school headteacher Rose Nelima suspended about 80 workers from different
departments indefinitely when they rose up to demand their salary arrears.
She didn’t give
reasons for her decision. Bernard Wozomu,
one of the petitioners told URN this morning that they have petitioned the labour office demanding for their salary arrears and compensation in damages
following their illegal suspension.
and Julius Wananda, say they want the Labour office to help them get the money
they worked for.
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Stephen Masiga, the Mbale School of the deaf Board Chairperson also confirmed
the decision by the disgruntled workers to petition the labour office.
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Rose Nelima, the headteacher of Mbale School of the Deaf blamed the board
chairperson for inciting the workers because of their personal
the disgruntled workers to wait for the board meeting tomorrow to discuss the
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Sidrah Wabomba the Mbale district Labour Officer confirmed receiving the
petition from the affected workers, saying she has commenced investigations
into the matter.