Ruling: Practice Directive 61
The applicants (employees) were appointed during 2018/2019 as senior investigating officers with the first respondent (ACC). Since the positions were advertised without the benefit of vehicle allowance, the applicants lodged a complaint with the third respondent (the Public Service Commission/PSC) seeking the same benefits as that of their colleagues appointed earlier. The applicants referred a dispute to the Labour Commissioner’s Office on 1 October 2019 after receiving an unfavorable response from the third respondent. The referral to the Labour Commissioner was held to be premature as the applicants needed to exhaust . . .