Karachi: The prolonged conflict between the Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC ) administration and its employees has ended as the administration and the labour union signed a written agreement in Governor House Karachi on Tuesday.
The agreement was signed after both the parties have meetings with Sindh Governor Dr Ishrat Ul Ibad.
Commissioner Karachi Muhammad Hussain said who was also present in the meetings told media that the KESC would implement the verdict of Sindh High Court. Posts of sacked employees have been dissolved, however, employees who will be coming to work will mark their attendance and will not be sacked forcefully.
Hussain said that sacked employees would be paid salaries of three months before the month of Ramazan. KESC would pay salaries under Voluntary Separation Scheme (VSS).
He said that under the agreement no employee would be forcefully sacked.
All offices of KESC would remain opened on Tuesday, the Commissioner added. On the other hand, the labour union has vowed to resolve citizens’ issues within 24-hours.