By Watchdog reporter
Yesterday, Monitor Publication Limited revealed that it was undergoing a major restructure and during the process some of its employees were to lose their jobs.
Today, the organizational structure which is aimed at improving the publication’s revenues as well as meet customers’ needs has seen most of the employees including a long serving political editor Henry Ochieng packing.
Others who have not survived the knife include Sean Oseku, David Gumisiriza the former Seeds of Gold magazine editor,Janet Akongo the designer and Faiswal Kasirye whose job as a photo editor has been scrapped.
Watchdog has also learnt that more employees are already on the sacking list.
On Thursday, the Managing Director Tony Glencross said the restructuring process has unfortunately resulted into declaring redundancy due to the merging of some roles within the company citing that it was to affect some employees.
“The functions which have been declared redundant in the new model, cut across the hierarchy in the business, from production and editorial to commercial and radio,” he said, adding, “As a result of the required reorganization, some employees will be affected. We will however ensure that the process is carried out smoothly and even-handedly, and the employees rendered redundant will be counselled and treated with respect and sensitivity.” Glencross revealed.
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