COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli wants Ministry of Labour Cabinet Secretary Simon Chelugui and Principal Secretary Eng. Peter Tum fired for failing to comply with a presidential directive. Atwoli accuses Chelugui and Eng. Tum of being disrespectful to President Uhuru Kenyatta for failing to gazette the appointment of Rose Omamo to the NSSF Board as directed by the Head of State during Labour Day celebrations on May 1, 2022.
The Central Organisation of Trade Unions (COTU) Secretary General Francis Atwoli's rant to President Uhuru Kenyatta against Labour Cabinet Secretary, Simon Chelugui, has finally paid off. Atwoli had accused the Labour CS of disregarding a presidential directive in appointing Rose Omamo to the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Board.
Labour Principal Secretary, Peter Tum, has announced that a proposal to compel employers to pay sacked employees has gotten a nod from the government. The proposed Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) received backing from the government in a bid to cushion fired employees in hard economic times.
The Kenyan Government is planning to send a total of 30,000 jobless Kenyans to Gulf States by the end of June.This might be great relief to most Kenyans who are finding it hard to secure jobs in the country.The government is signing bilateral agreements with Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Oman among other states there.
What you should know: Rush against time to beat Form 1 transfers deadline, Knec gives new rules for exams as private schools reject the move, and PS Peter Tum says the government intends to export at least 30,000 technical labourers to countries especially in the Middle East through RRI programme.
BARINGO GOVERNOR Stanley Kiptis has called upon President Uhuru Kenyatta to consider locking down the country to reduce the rising cases of Covid-19 in the country. Kiptis who was speaking today during the launch of Kazi Mtaani programme at Museum Grounds Kabarnet, said that the country has witnessed an upsurge in cases of Corona virus and a lockdown can be the only solution to that. He further said that countries which were previously on lockdown have seen resurgence of more cases after opening up. At the same
Kenyan Government has moved in to help troubled Kenyans in the Middle East. In meeting cheered by Foreign Affairs Chief administrative secretary Ababu Namwamba, they have maintained that the National Development Implementation and communication cabinet committee is taking decisive action to protect the migrant workers abroad. See the screenshot below.