Mr Ruparelia sacked the entire Sanyu FM staff on Wednesday after they rejected a 25% pay cut and instead went on a sit-down strike. During the competition, the contestants were required to use their social media platforms to promote Sanyu FM, whereby the number of likes from their posts about the competition would contribute 60% of their total votes while 40% would be from the judges. In his remarks, Sanyu FM Managing Director Rajiv, encouraged the other contestants not to lose hope in building their talents, but instead keep developing them because one day they will also become winners. On Wednesday, the property mogul said that he wanted “new blood” at Sanyu FM after the entire staff went against their contracts which bar them from striking, and went ahead to lay down their tools. The paycut was enforced as the radio station,like many other business operations,is struggling due to the Corona virus lockdown. 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Please enter your username or email address to reset your password. The Chief Judge of the contest Chris Ireland, one of the pioneer presenters on Sanyu FM in 1993 when it started, said that even though Kavuma won, the other finalists Timothy and Kyamteera will also be awarded with job offers at Sanyu FM. The other two guys selected as well were very good and will also get jobs as the manager has confirmed that.”. The entire staff didn’t stop at refusing the percentage cut offer, instead, they even decided to lay down their tools for days thus forcing the station management to send them packing. To me that is vital. Rajiv Ruparelia,a key director in the Ruparelia Group, branded Fatboy’s actions “selfish”. News spread on Wednesday that Sudhir had fired the entire Sanyu FM staff who protested a 25 per cent cut on their May salaries that management owed to loss of business during the Covid-19 lockdown. The gig at which he was crowned started with a jaw-dropping performance from the top ten finalists in the competition, who all wowed the judges with their acts until the top three contestants were selected. The source said that the top managers during the meeting agreed that all those who had absconded but wanted to return must re-apply for their jobs. A source who attended the meeting but preferred anonymity told Daily Monitor newspaper on Thursday that the staff begged management to return to work because they were misled by one of their colleagues. City businessman Sudhir Ruparelia has on Thursday asked all the fired staff at Sanyu FM to reapply for the jobs. Sanyu FM Hot Mic Search winner Ethan Kavuma get a passionate hug from one of the competitors. He goes away with Shs3 million plus a two-year contract to work at Sanyu fm. Just because you didn’t win this particular competition doesn’t mean you are not the best. Our news in your inbox. City tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia has asked staff who were sacked from his Sanyu FM to re-apply for their jobs if they are interested in being reinstated. Mr Ruparelia sacked the entire Sanyu FM staff on Wednesday after they rejected a 25% pay cut and instead went … However, information reaching our news desk indicates that the company’s top managers met the heads of departments and agreed to pardon the sacked staff whom they said ‘apologised’ to management. Budding singer Ethan Kavuma aka Eth Lawinsky, of the ‘Mwoli’ fame, is on Cloud 9 after he was on Friday crowned winner of the Sanyu FM Hot Mic Search, which has been going on for the past four weeks. On Wednesday, the property mogul said that he wanted “new blood” at Sanyu FM after the entire staff went against their contracts which bar them from striking, and went ahead to lay down their tools. What Biden’s US Win Mean For Uganda, Deal Sealed: Tullow Eyes Quiting Uganda After $575 Million Sale Of Its Assets To Total, Our Lives Are In Danger! The move followed the sacking of all the old staff members after they staged a strike a few months ago, protesting reduction of their salaries due to the effects of COVID-19 on Uganda’s economy and the radio station’s finances in particular. Rajiv, who is also a motor rally champion, said that; “To other contestants, you all gonna be winners, always, and this is not the end of the journey. They were protesting against the station’s move to have their salaries cut by 25 per cent in the wake of coronavirus pandemic that has crippled most business enterprises around the world. Watchdog Uganda is a portal for solution journalism, trending news plus cutting edge commentaries in the fields of politics, security, business, tourism, entertainment, technology, agriculture, climate change, environment, public health et al.
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