Java House, a chain of coffee shops has announced plans to lay off staff so as to sustain their business impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In an article shared by Citizen TV, the chain store is offering a retirement package to employees who will volunteer to leave in a special program by the company.
The article further reveal that they have done everything possible to cut down their cost including the use of alternative materials, re-negotiating of rents and staff rotation but nothing had seemed to work.
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It is due to that they have decided to make a tough decision to let some of their employees leave following the reduced number of sales brought about by a change in lifestyle due to the pandemic.
As the disease looks far from over, the effects will continue to impact them thus the need to reduce their workforce.
Those qualified under the scheme are staff who have been with them for over one and a half years with them with the exercise expected to end on 27th November this year.