University Lecturers Consider Going Back To School For 14.8b Offer

Universities Academic Staff Union’s (UASU) trustee George Osanjo has said that if added to the initial offer of Sh10 billion, the dons will be willing to resume duty.   “The position of the union has been that this Sh4.8 billion should be added to the initial Sh10 billion so that we have

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Matiang’i Directs Universities To Take Action Against Lecturers

In a letter dated March 3, Matiang'i directed university managements to go ahead and take disciplinary action against dons taking part in the strike, saying it is illegal. “I concur with the council and management decision in your respective universities to take disciplinary measures against those participating in the illegal

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Matiang’i Works To Sort Out Teachers’ Strike & Restore Learning

The Monday morning closed-door meeting brings together chairpersons of public university councils and Vice Chancellors who will try and find a solution to the dons pay raise demands which could see the highest paid don — a Professor– take home Sh1 million a month.   The University Academic Staff Union (UASU) officials

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UoN Withholds Salaries Of Lecturers Who Participated In Lecturers’ Strike

In a memo to all members of staff, Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Administration and Finance Prof Isaac Mbeche said the institution will only pay “members of staff who carried out their duties fully in the month of February 2017.” The memo further went on to indicate that those who

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Universities Close As Teacher’s Strikes Continues On

The teachers' strike continues on, a month after it began. With lecturers seeking the fulfillment of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, students remain untaught and the syllabus remains untouched as we approach the second week of the month.   READ : Matiang’i Expects Weekly Reports From Lectures’ Strike Negotiations   There are several universities that

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Teachers Continue On With Strike Despite 3% Pay Rise

University of Nairobi branch Chairperson Dr. Richard Bosire told Capital FM News Tuesday that the IPCCUF declined to address the question of the proposed 2013-2017 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) during a meeting with union officials on Monday, which is key among their grievances.     “They IPCCUF called our union officials to a

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