– The inclusion of external members of the committees may raise controversy among the employees of the oil companies
Al-Rai learned that KPC-affiliated oil companies are preparing to form committees to promote managers and team heads, provided that they are staffed with external members from associate companies, as part of their efforts to achieve stability for all employees after a long delay.
Informed sources revealed that the meeting of the chief executives and managing directors of the oil companies ended with an agreement that the mechanism and formation of committees for the promotion of managers and team leaders through the chief executives are an inherent right for them, noting that there is a “gentleman” agreement to graft these committees from associate companies, in pursuit of impartiality and providing more parity. opportunities.-
Sources indicated that the inclusion of members from outside the companies in the promotion committees may spark controversy among workers in the oil companies, regarding the legality of this procedure or not, with the possibility that there will be objections to the decisions of the committees, noting that some consider this a violation of the independence of the oil companies, as Workers’ promotion committees have always been formed from within these companies.-
For its part, other sources confirmed that any decision or dispute in the end will be presented to the CEO of the company, and therefore he will have the right to correct any mistakes that marred the procedures, if any, adding that “grafting the committees with external members is not an obligation on companies, but it is an agreement.” And this is coordination between the CEOs and managing directors, as an attempt to ensure that no one is harmed, based on previous complaints.