Over 4,500 Pakistan Steel Mills employees laid off by te government

The country’s biggest industrial complex – the Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) – has  laid off over 4,500 of its employees. The employees – 4,544 in total – were fired in the wake of an emergency meeting chaired by the PSM chief executive officer (CEO) at the CEO Secretariat. The management has started the process of sending termination letters to the residential addresses of the sacked employees.

According to a PSM spokesperson, the sacked employees belong to Group 2, 3 and 4 and include junior officers, assistant managers, deputy managers, managers, SEDGM and DCO employees.

However, teachers and non-teaching staff of PSM schools and colleges; drivers, firemen, fire tenders operators, public health staff, security guards and watchmen, gardeners, paramedical staff, kitchen staff, office staff and workers of all departments of finance directorate are still on job.

Source: Express Tribune