KUPPET secretary general Akelo Misori.
Teachers employed by teachers service Commission are set to smile all the way to the bank if the teachers service Commission heeds calls by the unions.
KUPPET Secretary general Akelo Misori told KTN news on Wednesday that the union has already submitted its proposals to the Commission.
TSC is expected to convine a meeting by mid February to allow for talk which according to Misori will be held in the light of the added responsibilities following CBC introduction.
Among others, KUPPET wants TSC to increase basic salary by between 30-70% whereby the lowest paid teacher will take home Ksh 34,955 to ksh 59,425.
On the other hand, the heighest paid teachers will be paid between Ksh 118242 and Ksh 153715.
Besides salary component, KUPPET wants a review of remunerative allowances paid to teachers.
KUPPET wants Commuter allowances to be Increased from Ksh 5000 to ksh 8000 and Ksh 16000 to Ksh 20,800.
The union has also Proposed that Leave allowance should be equivalent of one month salary.
House allowances should be harmonised across all job groups with township allowance paid to Teachers in urban areas.
And finally, the union wants TSC to increase hardship allowances to be Increased by 50% from Ksh 10900 to Ksh 16350 and Ksh 38100 to Ksh 57150.
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