Mano slams bank for suspending employees over event

Minister of National Coexistence Dialogue and Official Languages Mano Ganesan today slammed a private bank for suspending some of its employees over a war remembrance event.

Ganesan said the move by HNB was deplorable and definitely a very bad corporate practice.

The bank had reportedly suspended some employees for holding a war remembrance event in the bank premises, without the approval of the top management.

#HNB suspending employees for conducting event for “#remembering the #dead & who perished in the #war” is deplorable and definitely a very bad #corporate practice. #HNB motto is “Partner in Progress”. Progress without humanism? Partnership with chauvinistic considerations?” Ganesan tweeted.

The move also saw harsh reactions from civil society on social media. (Colombo Gazette)

3 COMMENTS

  1. This Bank once owned by private sector is now controlled by the Government through EPF. In truth it is a Public Bank, with a private face. The act referred in this news should be disseminated well to the People of Northern origin to understand the Bank. Most Northerners prefer this Bank over State Banks.

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