- Softcom has allegedly laid disconnected 10% of its workforce aft owing salaries successful December 2021 and November 2022.
- The company’s problems started aft it was incapable to get investments and outgo from its clients
- Employees assertion that the company’s absorption has said thing astir owed salaries arsenic they each spell to enactment similar thing happened.
According to the Notadeepdive newsletter by Olumuyiwa Olowogboyega, Softcom, the institution down integer slope Eyowo, has reportedly laid disconnected 20 unit of an estimated 200 workforce.
Per Olowogboyega, the layoffs were preceded by owed salaries that began successful December 2021. Employees were informed that they won’t beryllium receiving their wage for that period connected December 25, 2021, and though salaries were yet paid, 40% of the employees didn’t person immoderate outgo astatine all.
The wage delays were reportedly owed to the information that the institution was incapable to rise funds and get paid for the work it rendered to clients.
Softcom was besides reported to person gone done immoderate restructuring anterior to the layoff. 10% —20 — of Softcom’s employees were laid disconnected portion immoderate were inactive being owed November 2022 salaries.
According to a quoted employee, “we received an email this week astir a gathering with the CEO, but that didn’t happen, and nary 1 said anything. We’re expected to support coming to the bureau and acting similar thing is happening.”
Techpoint Africa reached retired to the institution for an authoritative connection but hasn’t gotten a effect astatine the clip of publication.