Staff at National Bus Company demand to meetu Mulli or down tools over salary

Employees of National Bus Company including drivers whose chairman is business magnate Leston Mulli, Managing Director of Mulli Brothers Company, are on strike demanding for their October pay.

 Mulli: Staff demand meeting with him

Mulli: Staff demand meeting with him

The disgruntled workers also demanded for salary increment claiming that the company has not adjusted their salaries for over four years now.

The workers, mainly those working at the company’s head office at Makata in Blantyre, refused to work and did not allow any bus to leave the premise by locking the gates.

During a visit to the company’s premises at the industrial site, workers were seen sitting by the entrance and exit gates.

Their Human Resource Manager, only identified as Mr. Namatete tried to reason with them to return to work, but his effort yield no result.

Most of the employees claimed that since Mulli took over as Chairman of the company they have been paid their salaries in good time.

Some suggested that Mulli should be stripped off Chairmanship, saying he has failed to run the company.

“I have been working with this company for close to four years and I have never received my salary in good time. We always get paid on 10th or 15 of the other month, which is not on for people with families. How do you expect such people survive?,” said one of the employees.

While others admitted that the company is operating on loses as it only have eight operational buses against 200 employees.

“A number of buses are grounded because of misappropriation of funds. And just last week Mulli came to collect K7 million and never bothered to address our concerns.

“We never experienced this when Abraham Simama was the chairman of the company,” said another employee.

They said they would only return to work until they get paid.

However, they returned to work on Wednesday after being promised that they will get paid by the end of this week.

And it also took trouble armed Police officers to ‘restore some order’ at the premise.

Meanwhile, the workers have requested to have an audience with Mulli next week and threatened to boycott work should Mulli fail to appear before them next week.

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18 thoughts on “Staff at National Bus Company demand to meetu Mulli or down tools over salary”

  1. Comred Brigadia says:

    pena vuto si mulli koma mbuli zomwe zinapasidwa will see zikatha zimenezi achosa ena mwa ogwira ntchitowa.can a holder of Jump Carefully be a branch manager nowadayz….

  2. PEFECO says:

    Stupid minded people with full of immorals think like that, how do u think malawi could develop with such pipo like u ? U r stupid.

  3. MVANVARA says:

    Abwana Aganize Bwino Tsopano Asamangotukwa Zonunkha

  4. MVANVARA says:

    Abwana Aganize Bwino Tsopano

  5. Muropwana says:

    Bingu atangomwalira, ma bank aku Malawi, especially MSB, anamasulidwa mu msinga za Mulli . Zonse zinkachitika zija siunali ukadaulo wa bizinesi ayi . Zinali ndalama zotenga moopyseza ku ma bank . Other well deserving Malawian business people were being refused loans by the banks coz Mulli amakhala atasesa ndalama zonse . Lero ndi izi .

  6. Matey U .Mopiya says:

    Koma AMalawi ngati mumalandira pa 10 mwezi uli wonse ndiye kuti pay day anasintha palibe vuto ,ndiye kuti mumalandira pakapita 30 days ngati wina aliyense ,basi mumafuna kulandira pa 20 chakuti basi ngati ulandira pa 14 mwezi uli wonse kaya pa 30 mwezi uli wose Pali vuto bola papite 30 days .

    1. Fotseki says:

      kuganiza mopusa kumeneku. Pay days should be consistent for proper planning.

  7. Abenja says:

    Atitani if u hv no sense making point jst rman quite than to write RUBBISH…WAMVA KATUMBU IWE

  8. Abenja says:

    Titani if you hv no point jst kip quite

  9. Mayi a Priscilla says:

    Mulli ameneyo . Nthawi ya Bingu anali katswiri wa business . Lero wasunduka kape weni weni . Business ya mtundu wanji yodalira kuti ku State House kuli ndani?

  10. James says:

    If you are paid on 10th every month then it makes no difference to be paid on 25th every month. It is still one month.

  11. opportunist says:

    Pwetekanani nokhanokha kumeneko ife tili phee

  12. Dr Chiphazuwa says:

    Koma anyasa nanunso should have time to edit your work…….wadiso awona yekha…ndangodutsamo ine…

  13. muny'apatatu says:

    This company is a mess now. If u board it expect that mutchona pa njira. Zima buses no services and management yake very pathetic kulephera kupereka ndalama zogulira ma spare parts anuwani…PATHETIC!

  14. Patriot says:

    kikikikihahahahaha osadandaula akatenga ngongole ku MSB akupatsani zanu posachedwa hahahahahaha

  15. titani says:

    Don’t b surprised with these Mulhakho type of monsters

  16. Giffy says:

    This explains the chaotic interviews that were conducted by this company 2 weeks ago. With that situation you want to hire Engineers??

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