The Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) has dismissed 97 employees over long absent. The company has issued a notification of their removal from the service.
As per the LWMC spokesperson, the company was taking practical steps to strengthen transparency in the organisation. So far in 2022, 2,870 long-term absent employees have been terminated from the service.
As many as 833 employees dismissed in January 2022, 558 in February, 614 in March, 413 in April, 105 in May, 171 in June, 79 in July and 97 in the month of August on unauthorised leaves.
All dismissed employees were constantly absent from duty.
The spokesman said while taking action against the absent employees the LWMC also would ensure the availability of total number of workers deployed in different areas of the city.
“Providing cleanliness services to the citizens is our top most priority and in this regard department also advertise and conduct interview for the position of sanitary workers time to time followed by the addition of staff,” the spokesman said.
LWMC CEO Rafia Haider further said that the organisation strives to provide the best sanitation facilities to the citizens.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 1st, 2022.
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