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MP threatens TSC Chair with sack

12 November 2015, 08:27 Samuel Kisika

Nairobi – Ugunja MP, Opiyo Wandayi has threatened to initiate parliamentary process of sacking Teachers Service Commission (TSC) chairperson, Lydia Nzomo for failure to address the teachers’ pay challenge.

Wandayi claimed that Nzomo’s failure to pay teachers their September salaries, forcing President Uhuru Kenyatta to intervene, proves her inability and incompetence to lead the commission, hence deserves to be replaced.

“Nzomo has abdicated her mandate and I’m going to initiate the process of having her removed from TSC for incompetence and gross violation of the Constitution,” said Wandayi.

The Ugunja MP said President Kenyatta contravened the Constitution by giving directions to an independent commission such as TSC to ensure teachers are paid their September salaries in addition to asking the commission, teachers unions and the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) to come up with a four-year collective bargaining agreement (CBA).

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“Teachers should be cautioned that what happened on Tuesday at State House was not going to happen. The four-year CBA is a mischief and miscalculated attempt to dupe teachers to ensure Jubilee government remains in power since the agreement timeline is beyond 2017 general elections,” said Wandayi.

He added that TSC, the teachers’ employer, is the only body that can enter into CBA negotiations with the teachers’ unions without the involvement of SRC whose mandate is to ensure there is fairness, equity and transparency in remunerating public servants and ensuring the public service attracts and retains skilled personnel.

Kenyatta had pointed out that the CBA to be entered between teachers unions and TSC should be bound by the advisory role of SRC which will involve job evaluation in the education sector.

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