Defiant university workers remain on strike
17 September 2012, 07:29
Nairobi – Public University lecturers and workers say no amount of intimidation or threats will make them go back to work until their demands are met.
This follows a statement made by the Vice-Chancellors Committee of the Inter-Public University Councils Consultative (IPUCC) Forum warning them that the current strikes have no legal protection and those who will not resume duty will be sacked.
The Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) National Secretary General Muga K’olale however rubbished the claim arguing that they were protected under the labour laws which gives them the right to demonstrate as a means of having their grievances addressed.
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