Kenya: Govt, Teachers Talks Fail to Deliver

KENYA Citizen TV
Publication Date:
6 September 2012
Kenya, Education, Labour, Governance

The second day of talks between the teachers unions and the government yielded no breakthrough effectively meaning that learners have lost at least the first week of third term due to the ongoing teachers strike. The talks appeared to have collapsed after Labour Minister John Munyes who was chairing the deliberations said the matter would now be taken up by the Ministry of Education. Meanwhile the Salaries and Remuneration Commission has called for an audit of the agreements between the government and teachers to establish the truth. The commission however termed the 300% pay hike demand by teachers as unrealistic as Sylvia Chebet reports.


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