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Salary increase tops Knut demands in day one of delegates conference in Kisumu

The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) are on a two-day conference reflect and come up with proposals and clear strategies for better service delivery ahead of the new year.

The 62nd conference which started on Tuesday in Kisumu brought together delegates from 10 branches.

With the day one of the conference coming to an end the union has indicated that they will be pushing for a 60 percent salary increment.

We have a new window to renegotiate the teachers’ pay with the Teachers Service Commission,

Collins Oyuu

The Union Secretary General Collins Oyuu, said they are going to focus on improving the teachers’ remuneration

“We have a new window to renegotiate the teachers’ pay with the Teachers Service Commission,” he said.

These include interdictions, demotions and promotion of teachers among a raft of teacher related problems

Collins Oyuu

Retirement age

Among other issues to be discussed at the NDC include the Renegotiation of the 2021-2025 Collective Bargaining Agreement and a review of the retirement age of union officials.

The delegates are also expected to deliberate on the formula for delocalisation of teachers.

“These include interdiction, demotions and promotion of teachers among a raft of teacher related problems,” he furthered.

About 2,000 members have turned up for the conference at Citam Church.

Senior government are expected to address as the curtains close on Wednesday 14th.

Austine Ogalohttp://www.lakeregionbulletin.co.ke
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