BY SAM ALFAN
Telkom Kenya has lost bid to have the appeal against 997 former employees taken to Supreme Court
Three court appeal judges Justice Roseline Nambuye. Daniel Musing and William Ouko said that Telkom Kenya limited did not give sufficient reason to warranty the appeal to be allowed to the Supreme Court.
They said and held the appeal in which former state corporation was ordered the retrenched workers Sh 3.1 billion.
”the amount they are claiming is colossal sum which does not qualify the matter. to c considered as one of great public importance in which the supreme court will asked to give advisory opinion” they said
The former employes were retrenched in 206 because the company was carrying out restructuring and staff rationalization programme which carried in two phases.
The company offered different packages for the two categories of workers and paid them differently
they were aggrieved with decision of the company and moved to court, the high court directed the company them severance sum and a Golden Handshake.