Embattled Game Stores Stores Manager to be investigated-Shamenda
Time Posted: August 14, 2014 1:16 pm
Labour Minister Fackson Shamenda (right) and Zambia Congress of Trade
Unions (ZCTU) General Secretary Roy Mwaba
Labour and Social Security Minister Fackson Shamenda has instructed relevant authorities to ensure that the Game Stores Manager who has been accused of sexual harassment stays away from work and remains in the country until the completion investigations.
Mr. Shamenda said the complaint against the accused brought to the attention of the Ministry in two separate meetings on Tuesday and that Ministry is actively investigating the matter.
He added that the public will be informed about the outcome of the investigations in due course.
“The Ministry of Labour and Social Security confirms that it has received a report of alleged sexual harassment at Game Stores involving the Stores Manager.
“The matter was brought to the attention of the Ministry by the complainant and the accused in two separate meetings with the Ministry on Tuesday 12th August 2014.
“The ministry is conducting investigations in the matter in collaboration with the Victim Support Unit of the Zambia Police Service.
The Public will be informed of the outcome of the investigations in due course.
“The Ministry has advised the relevant authorities to ensure that the accused stays away from work and does not leave the country until the matter has been resolved.”
Mr. Shamenda said this in a statement released to media.