Layoffs continue at Tuskys

Tuskys supermarket at Greenspan Mall in Nairobi. 

Photo credit: Salaton Njau | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Tuskys, which had a staff base of over 6,000 employees, joins an increasing number of companies which, responding to policy changes and a tough business environment, have opted for this move to remain afloat.
  • The retailer argued that the impact of Covid-19 on its business, including containment measures such as the dusk-to-dawn curfew, had hit it hard. 

Troubled retailer Tuskys has sent home hundreds of its unionised staff across the country as it struggles to keep its operations afloat. 

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