Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.

 
PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24 Kenya. The stories here come from users.

 
 
Latest Badges:

 
View all Wilshere..'s badges.
 

Nakuru Municipal workers want salary increment

22 January 2013, 16:56Steve Wambugu

Workers of the dissolved Municipal Council of Nakuru town have gone on strike demanding an implementation of their dues agreements which dates back from last year.

The Municipal workers have vowed not to go back to work until their demands are met by the Ministry of Local Government.

Speaking to media on Tuesday, the Nakuru branch secretary Joel Otiende said the workers of Municipal Council of Nakuru will not be reporting to work until they are paid their increment dues.
Joel said that the Ministry of local government was working with impunity in the implementing of the increment of pay for Council workers.

He said that there was no word up to now that had been communicated to them from the Ministry of local government.

The secretary of the Nakuru branch said that the Municipal Council was generating a lot of money in a day but the Local government Ministry was dragging itself in overseeing the implementation of the pay increase.

Joel noted that it will be difficult for the government to implement the pay rise once the County government comes into office after the March 4th elections.

Joel also regretted that the Minister of local authorities was busy campaigning while hundreds of workers continue to languish in poverty.

The workers further said that they will be holding a peaceful demonstration later in the day until the government gives in to their demands.

 
Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.
NEXT ON NEWS24 KENYAX

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Eugene Odanga
Was Vera Sidika pregnant?

Was Vera Sidika pregnant? Photos purporting to show so have been released. Read more...

Submitted by
William Korir
Khalwale claims favouritism in go...

Kakamega Senator Bonny Khalwale has criticized what he says is the Jubilee government's favouritism in development spending, saying they have focused on central and Rift Valley. Read more...

Submitted by
Arap Yego
Twelve TB patients get six months...

Twelve patients suffering from Tuberculosis (TB) have been sentenced to six months in prison by a Bungoma court for failing to take their medication as prescribed by health workers. Read more...

Submitted by
Eugana Odanga
Local rock band loses founding me...

The Kenyan rock scene is in mourning after the death of one of its leading lights in a motorcycle accident. Read more...

Submitted by
William Korir
CORD replaces Maitha as minority ...

The CORD coalition has officially replaced Gideon Maitha Mungaro as the opposition's minority chief whip in the national assembly.  Read more...

Submitted by
Nechesa Chemoi
Jamii Bora, Postbank enter partne...

Jamii Bora Bank Limited (JBBL) and Postbank have launched an agency banking relationship to enable the former to reach more customers across the country. Read more...