Govt orders Employers to release employees no later than 4pm

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BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,1ST  APRIL 2020-The government has ordered employers to release the non-critical or the non-essential services employees not later than 4pm daily.

A gazettte notice by the Cabinet Secretary for Interior of Coordination of National Government Fred Matiang’i said the order was made in respect to the newly imposed 7pm to 5am curfew.

President Uhuru Kenyatta imposed the countrywide curfew of between 7pm and 5am effective Friday, March 27 as part of measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus in the country.

The only persons exempted from the curfew are medical professionals, health workers, critical and essential services providers.

The Critical and Essential Service Providers who will not be affected by the curfew include; Medical Professionals & Health Workers, National Security, Administration and Co-ordination Officers, Public Health and Sanitation officers in the County Governments, Licensed Pharmacies and Drug Stores, Licensed Broadcasters and Media Houses, Kenya Power & Lightening Company Limited.

Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai warned that those found outside their homes within the stipulated 7pm-5am curfew period would be dealt with according to the law.

The only persons exempted from the curfew are medical professionals, health workers, critical and essential services providers.

Kenyan employers have been ordered to release the non-critical or the non-essential services employees not later than 4pm daily.

A gazettte notice by the Cabinet Secretary for Interior of Coordination of National Government Fred Matiang’i said the order was made in respect to the newly imposed 7pm to 5am curfew.

President Uhuru Kenyatta imposed the countrywide curfew of between 7pm and 5am effective Friday, March 27 as part of measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus in the country.

The only persons exempted from the curfew are medical professionals, health workers, critical and essential services providers.

The Critical and Essential Service Providers who will not be affected by the curfew include; Medical Professionals & Health Workers, National Security, Administration and Co-ordination Officers, Public Health and Sanitation officers in the County Governments, Licensed Pharmacies and Drug Stores, Licensed Broadcasters and Media Houses, Kenya Power & Lightening Company Limited.

Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai warned that those found outside their homes within the stipulated 7pm-5am curfew period would be dealt with according to the law.

 

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