Govt given 7-day ultimatum to end teachers’ strike
10 January 2015, 10:21
Nairobi - Nurses have given the government seven days to end the teachers’ strike, or else they join the teachers' strike.
Kenya National Union of Nurses Secretary General Seth Panyako said the issues raised by the two teachers unions were valid and asked for President Uhuru Kenyatta’s intervention to help solve the stalemate, The Standard reported.
He said all trade unions were supporting the strike so that the government could see the seriousness of the matter.
Also read: Teachers strike to continue as government, KNUT fail to agree
Yesterday, a judge at the Industrial Court declined to stop the strike that entered its fifth day illegal and called on the officials from the teachers unions and the government to appear before court for negotiations to have the matter solved.
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