KNUT issues a 14 day ultimatum over teachers’ salaries.
KNUT issues a 14 day ultimatum over teachers’ salaries; The teachers union secretary general argued that the salaries teachers are given, can not sustain them in this financial times.
Citing the above, Collins Oyuu called for an Increase in teachers salaries as well as a review of other benefits such as housing allowances and medical cover.
Oyuu stated,”The Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) stopped us from negotiating anything monetary in 2021. But since SRC has lifted the caveat on negotiation, we have written to the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to bring us to the table so that we may review our current salaries.”
“We must review the non-monetary Collective Bargain Agreement (CBA) which we signed in 2021. We cannot forget that the economic situation in this country is so biting,” he added.
The 14-day deadline for TSC to convene talks expires on July 25 that If TSC does not respond by then, KNUT stated that it will take further action including industrial action.
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