- The guards claimed the money was awarded to them in an initial court ruling in 2013
- They claim the money that was meant to pay them had been sent by the US government but they were dismissed from work instead
- According to the guards, their woes started in 2002 when they were contracted to provide security services at the embassy
- They claim their employer also owes them over KSh 1 billion as disputed overtime allowance
358 guards from (Kenya Kazi) KK security have resolved to take legal action against their employer whom they allege dismissed them unlawfully.
The guards who were stationed at the United States embassy in Nairobi claim their employer also owes them over KSh 1billion as disputed overtime allowance.
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According to a report by Citizen TV, the money was awarded to them by the court in a 2013 ruling.
They represented at the Milimani law courts on Friday, February 8, by their elected representatives Charles Waweru, Abednego Mutua and Charles Oluoch, Citizen TV reported.
The guards further noted in 2002, KK security was awarded a contract by the United States (US) to provide security services to its embassy headquarters in Nairobi.
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It was also contracted to provide same services to residences of American officials as well as diplomats working in Kenya pursuant to their specifications.
According to their representatives, since then, the firm and their employer have been at loggerheads over union representation, recognition of union payment of overtime and commuter allowances.
They further claimed they were in possession of evidence that the US Government had released $1.1 million (KSh10.4 million), in January 23, 2019,
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They said the amount was supposed to be paid to the guards who instead were served with dismissal letters.
KK Security is part of Canadian firm Garda World Protective Services which is considered the world's largest privately owned security company.
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