Teachers issue fresh strike notice
14 May 2013, 08:03
Nairobi - Daily Nation reports teachers have issued a fresh strike notice demanding more than KES 40 billion for promotions, recruitment and allowances negotiated 15 years ago.
In the two-month notice, the Kenya National Union of Teachers wants the government to release KES 4 billion for teacher promotions, KES 15.2 billion to hire another 40,000, KES 5 billion to employ 24,000 early childhood development teachers, and KES 700 million for training.
It also wants agreements made through legal notice 534 of 1997 granting them 50 per cent of basic salary for housing, 20 per cent medical cover and 10 per cent as commuter allowance, amounting to KES 21 billion, to be honoured.
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