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Suspended Staff of Mbale School of the Deaf Petition Labour Office

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.
02 Nov 2020 15:52
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Suspended staff 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.

Last week, 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.   

Dickson Mwayafu and Julius Wananda, say they want the Labour office to help them get the money they worked for.

  Lumasaba Audio



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 English Audio   

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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 misunderstandings.   

She asked the disgruntled workers to wait for the board meeting tomorrow to discuss the matter.

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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.

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Lumasaba audio included

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