Over 200 LCC retirees have given LCC a 7 days ultimatum to settle their dues. Meanwhile, Lusaka city council acting public relations manager, Habeenzu Mulunda said the council just like any other organisation had challenges in settling the retirees’ terminal benefits. LUSAKA City Council (LCC) retirees have given LCC a 7 days ultimatum to settle their dues.
The over 200 LCC retiree workers expressed sadness over the delayed settling of their terminal benefits.
In an interview with the Lusaka star, the retiree workers representative Milner Hatontola said the workers have held several meetings with the council over their terminal benefits but to no avail.
Meanwhile, Lusaka city council acting public relations manager, Mulunda Habenzu said the council just like any other organisation had challenges in settling the retirees’ terminal benefits.
He said the council was still devising and exploring more ways on how it could raise money to settle the retirees.
Mr. Habenzu revealed that the council had managed to secure k 2 million to partly settle some of the retiree’s benefits.
“…… and the council made a request to the retiree workers to come up with a proposal on how they wish this money to be shared among them,” he said.
Mr. Habenzu further added; “the retiree workers representatives have since submitted a proposal to the council on how the k 2 million should be shared among them.”
He has since explained that the k2 million should be shared equally between the workers still alive and the other share to the deceased retiree’s families.
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