Covid-19: Thousands of workers in tea farms risk losing jobs

Workers at Nandi Tea Estate Ltd in Nandi Hills. Thousands of workers in the tea industry now risk losing their jobs as multi-national companies implement strict guidelines aimed at fighting the spread of the Covid-19. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Firms in Nandi, Kericho and Bomet have cut down on the number of casual workers they engage.
  • KPAWU has petitioned the tea companies to spare the workers from the sack.

Thousands of workers in the tea industry now risk losing their jobs as multi-national companies implement strict guidelines aimed at fighting the spread of the Covid-19.

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