County Workers to Lose 6 Months Salary Over Social Media Use

Tana River county employees risk losing salary for up to 6 months if they violate new social media rules that have been imposed to them by the county governor Dhadho Godhana.
In a memo dated 4th January 2021, the governor issued a new set of rules and regulations to the county employees in a move he stated would improve productivity.
The governor warned Chief Executive Committee members, chief officers and other officials against using social media platforms or switching off their phones between 8 am and 5 pm.
In the memo, the governor warned that county employees found using social media while on shift risk going without pay for a period of six months. The memo also says they risk losing their job for violating the rule.
He directed that employees report to work before 8 am and only should leave after 5pm. Lunch break was set to be observed only at 1 pm.
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“The new directives are meant to streamline services. We will not allow workers reporting late and leaving early, or to have poor phone etiquette and lack commitment to their duties,” Godhana stated.
The governor stated that poor social media ethics had lowered productivity of workers and resulted in deteriorating work ethics among county employees.
Godhana further moved to recall all CECs, chief officers and directors of all county departments, and further directed that all absenteeism be cleared by his office.
County employees are also required to cease from frequent travels out of the county unless on official duty or upon clearance by the governor himself.