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Teachers And Civil Servants In Trouble Over Salary Rise As Mps Make This Move.

Civil servants under Public service commission and teachers under teachers service commission In Kenya are instrumental in ensuring that the government of the day delivers on it's mandate.

However, the officers especially in lower Cadres have been agitating for improved pay as they are the paid lowest in the public sector amid high cost of living.

For instance, the lowest paid teacher takes home approximately KSH 21700 basic salary per month.

It's against this backdrop that they had asked their employers through trade unions to improve the pay.

However, due to hard economic conditions, the salaries and remuneration commission had to freeze pay rise forcing the bodies like TSC to sign a Nonmonetary CBA two years ago.

However, hopes were thigh this year following the salaries agency's move to recommend review of salaries.

The reviews have however hit a snag as members of Parliament put a stop to the proposals by the SRC dashing hopes of any salary review.

The move has angered the public service commission, teachers service commission and judiciary service commission among others .

The agencies have now condemned Parliament Over it's stand against the salary review terming it illegal.

This is happening at a time when the rate of inflation is at its best following the persistent increment of commodity prices partly due to the weakening shiling and poor weather.

This means that junior civil servants and teachers will have to brace for difficult times ahead until such a time when the economy will improve.

This is also happening at a time when members of Parliament have already allocated themselves KSH 10 billion more for CDF for the next financial year.

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