Kenya national union of teachers (KNUT) is one of the largest Union of teachers that comprise of members drawn from both primary and secondary schools. The union comprise of 8 leaders who see to it that teachers’ welfare and grievances are taken well care of.
There are various reasons that can make teachers who are employed under the umbrella of the Teachers Service Commission TSC, to quit the Union . Some of the reasons include if a teacher is not satisfied with the services offered by the Union. Teachers who are members of KNUT are deducted monthly fee depending on the job group. A senior master III who job group M is deducted ksh.1200 for KNUT membership.
The Union Subscription Fee is collected from every member of the union at the rate of two percent (2%) of the basic salary of every member per month. The Subscription fee is usually collected through the Check-Off-System.
Teachers who feel that the union is not servicing them accordingly can follow the right procedure and withdraw their membership. Any teacher who wish to quit being a member of KNUT is at liberty to withdraw his/her membership from the union by clearly stating his/her reasons for resignation to the NEC through the BEC in or to secretary TSC. The party withdrawing will cease to be entitled to enjoy any benefits of privilege from the union.
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