Over 5 000 employees retrenched during the first quarter of 2020

Over 5 000 employees retrenched during the first quarter of 2020

More than 5 000 employees were retrenched during the first quarter of this year due to a number of factors including COVID-19.
This is contained in the First Quarter Report of this financial year, released by the Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation.
The highest number of the retrenched employee was Khomas and Erongo regions.