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Kenya Airways set to send employees on unpaid leave

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Kenya Airways is set to send its employees on unpaid leave beginning April 1st as announced by the airline itself.

Managers of Kenya Airways are set to receive a 75% pay cut as the the airline sorts to manage its financial following the outbreak of coronavirus.

In a statement to newsrooms, KQ CEO Allan Kilavuka said that the decision was reached at so as to ensure everyone maintains their job.

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He admitted they are facing challenges at the moment and that everyone as a company is in this together.

It is due to that that those at management level will take a 75% pay cut while other employees will take unpaid leave effective immediately.

On his part, he said he will take a 80% pay cut while those of grade H06 and above will go on a one week paid leave and three other weeks of unpaid leave.

Mr. Allan Kilavuka assured all employees that they will make a review and compensate them when they bounce back to profitability.

Berryl Achieng
Kenyan news interests me a lot but I also keep tabs on other news making headlines in Africa and around the world.

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