Saturday, 23 November 2013

'Security firms not registering their staff in social security schemes'

From IPP Media/The Guardian, Dar es Salaam
By The Guardian reporter 

Security firms in Tanzania are notoriously not registering their staff in any social security fund against the law and “…even the few which have registered them are not remitting the deducted contributions to the funds.” Parastatal Pensions Fund (PPF) Lake Zone Manager Meshack Bandawe has alleged.

Closing a training programme for KK security guards (a security firm) over the weekend in Mwanza, Bandawe also alleged that the security firms are underpaying the guards well below the minimum wage set by the government and in most cases do not pay on time.

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