Woes at Tuskys supermarket appears to be worsening as the supermarket sinks deep in debts leaving workers without pay. The latest development is of workers deciding to pay themselves from the cash tills after going for months without pay.
In the latest incidences, Tuskys chief cashiers at Greenspan, Matasia, T-Mall, Kenyatta Avenue, Tuskys Imara, Ongata Rongai and Eldoret have resigned while taking with them cash from daily sales.
In a letter seen by Daily Press, a cash attendant at one of the retailer’s store in Eldoret resigned while taking with her cash from the supermarket’s till.
“I have just decided to reduce my unpaid salary and paid myself ninety thousand shillings. In case anyone has an issue, kindly deduct this from my salary,” read part of the resignation letter written on November 1 and addressed to the company’s Human Resource office.
This comes at a time creditors and suppliers seek to compel Tuskys to settle their balances that have ballooned to billions and several Tuskys branches remain closed for months now.
In the recent days, nasty scenes of auctioneers visiting several branches have been witnessed and workers have been on the receiving end going for months without pay.
However Tuskys top management team is said to be burning the midnight oil in attempt to salvage the situation and bring the giant supermarket back on its feet.
The supermarket is in the process of securing Ksh. 2.1 owed to the supermarket by creditors.
A series of meetings have begun and on Wednesday Tuskys managers were reported to have held a meeting with unnamed Mauritius based private fund partners in an effort to strike a deal.
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