Kenya: Union Protests Dismissal of Pregnant Women

Author: Lucas Barasa, Daily Nation (Kenya), AllAfrica, Published on: 22 September 2010

A union is up in arms over the alleged sacking of 24 women for being pregnant. The Tailors and Textiles Workers Union claimed...the Athi River-based Global EPZ unlawfully dismissed the women on September 16...But Global EPZ human resource manager Godwin Shivachi dismissed the claims saying the company only discontinues employees irrespective of gender when their contracts, usually lasting three months, expire...The official said the company has a mechanism of solving issues...

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