By Namugerwa Martha

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has cleared the air on media reports claiming that over 30 employees at the Fund have been fired.

In a press statement released on June23, 2017 by Richard Byarugaba, the Managing Director at NSSF, said that the Fund conducted an end of employment contract review process between May and June 2017, where it was recommended that contracts of 12 employees shouldn’t be renewed.

He insisted that contrary to media reports, no employee was sacked.

“Some employees felt aggrieved and appealed against the recommendation, management initiated a process to review the recommendation.  This process is on-going in accordance with the Fund’s Human Resource Policy Manual,” Byarugaba said.

He added that all the affected employees have been given a fair opportunity to present their grievances and be heard and “a final outcome of this process will be duly communicated to the concerned parties.”