Safaricom fined for declining to recruit a visually impaired man

Safaricom fined for declining to recruit a visually impaired man

Safaricom fined for declining to recruit a visually impaired man

Safaricom has been requested to pay a visually impaired man Sh6 million as pay for neglecting to employ him as a client care chief on grounds the organization came up short on the product to help his work. 

Equity James Makau decided that Safaricom penetrated Wilson Macharia's privileges and neglected to treat him with nobility by denying him a chance notwithstanding meeting and welcoming him to sign a work contract. 

Mr Macharia blamed Safaricom for denying him the work dependent on his inability and sued for pay for separation and infringement of his privileges. 

Safaricom denied the segregation claims, contending it gave Mr. Macharia a chance to be met for the work. 

The media communications administrator contended that an absence of unique programming made it hard for Mr. Macharia to fill in as a client care chief. 

Mr. Macharia said his solicitation to utilize his own PC was dismissed by Safaricom, refering to wellbeing reasons and the need to shield information and data from calls, SMS, and M-Pesa exchanges in accordance with the information insurance laws. 

"I track down that the Respondent's (Safaricom's) pardon to be a reconsideration that was acquainted late with the impediment of the Petitioner. The Respondent knew directly from the start that the Petitioner's work called for programming, yet they made him through all enrollment strides," said Justice Makau. 

Mr. Macharia, an ICT graduate, said he reacted to an ad by Safaricom in August 2016 for a client experience leader position. 

The commercial welcomed qualified Kenyans independent of "race, shading, religion, sexual orientation, ancestral beginning, incapacity or age". 

The shortlisted up-and-comers included Mr. Macharia and different people living with inabilities (PWDs).