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Namibia: Gondwana Bosses Take 40 P.c Pay Lower

2020-09-16 15:12:29

The 4 government administrators of Gondwana Assortment Namibia will from this month obtain solely 60% of their regular month-to-month revenue.

The newest growth is a mirrored image of how the tourism trade has been onerous hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

An insider on the firm has confirmed that the hospitality firm’s managing director, Mannfred Goldbeck, two different administrators, in addition to its chief government officer, Gys Joubert, have taken a 40% wage reduce.

“This was a collective determination and all of us agreed to the wage reduce. Our managers and shareholders have all the time been good to us and our households, throughout the good in addition to the robust instances, and that’s the reason we agreed to go this route collectively,” the insider stated.

In a employees communiqué seen by The Namibian, the chief government officer stated the remainder of the corporate’s 1 100 staff have agreed to take a 25% wage reduce, which is anticipated to final till the tourism trade picks up once more.

“This 25% pay reduce will stay in place till enterprise returns to a degree the place we will afford to pay full salaries once more,” he stated.

Joubert stated the corporate managed to retain all its staff since Namibian borders closed in March.

The corporate has not acquired a bailout from the federal government employment safety stimulus package deal, he stated.

He added the corporate has additionally not acquired a cent of its N$9,2 million Worth Added Tax (VAT) claims, nor have they acquired a penny from their insurance coverage firm – regardless of lodging a declare in April.