The Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) Egerton charter have suspended the nationwide strike that is set to commence tommorow across all public universities in the country. The UASU national chairman had given the government Seven days to intervene before calling for the strike. So far no effort from the government have been seen.
The Salary and Remuneration Commission yesterday issued a statement that the government will review salaries for the all the civil servants including teachers and lecturers in 2024, which means that the workers will have two years without salary increments. This comes as it emerges that the government is having a shortage of money.
A lecturer at Maseno University found himself on the wrong side after his colleagues stormed the class he was teaching and evicted him forcefully. The incident happened on Monday, August 23. The institution tutors had organised a strike to lament the delay in their salaries and allowances.
Learning is expected to be interrupted in all public universities. This is after the Universities' Academic Staff Union issued a seven-day strike notice yesterday. Here are some of the public universities that are going to be affected. The Technical University of Mombasa, Maasai Mara University, Multimedia University, and Moi University.
Learning will be interrupted in all the public universities starting from Monday 30th August 2021. This is after UASU issued a directive to all workers in the public Universities instructing them not to report to work starting tomorrow. The main cause of this strike is the failure of the council of all the public universities and constituent colleges to implement the 2017- 2021 collective bargaining agreement.
Students of Maseno University were treated to dramatic scenes after one of the lectures was evicted forcefully mishandling him in the process from a class he was attending. This comes three days after the Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) issued a seven-day strike notice on Friday, August 20.
Majority of the public universities are expected to resume learning from next month. The universities are also expected to admit the first years during the September intake. However, the reopening is in jeopardy as lecturers have threatened to go on strike starting from Monday. This is after the lecturers issued a 7-day strike notice.
The Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) has suspended the national strike that was planned to kick off today (Monday), Which would have made all the 35 public Universities to be closed. In a statement, the Uasu National Secretary General Constantine Wasonga said the union has decided to suspend the industrial action to allow for more talks with the government representatives.
The Universities Academic Staff Union had given a seven day notice strike that is set to begin on Monday after the government failed to meet their terms. The strike, which has come at a period where most students are awaiting their exams and first years set to join, is expected to affect major operations of universities.
The ministry of Education led by professor George Magoha has been dealing with the issues of strikes by teachers and lecturers by providing their needs and wants. But of late things aren't going as expected to lecturers. Mr Constantine Wasonga the UASU secretary general has issued a warning to the government that learning in public universities will be disrupted from Monday next week as the teaching staff union issue a seven-day strike notice over the implementation of the Sh8.8 billion salary deal.
University dons have yet again come out to accuse the government of failing to implement a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) entered between them and their employer. The Universities' Academic Staff Union (UASU) now gives the government seven days to look into conclusively, failure to which they will paralyse learning in all public universities in the country.
Several University Unions have hit out at the University of Nairobi’s Council over embezzlement of funds meant for the implementation of the 2017-2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU), Kenya Universities Staff Union (KUSU), and Kenya Union of Domestic, Hotels, Educational Institutions, Hospitals and Allied Workers (KUDHEIHA), called on the government to appoint new members to the council citing corruption allegations with the Prof. Julia Ojiambo led Council whose term expired last week
The Universities' Academic Staff Union recommends that UON VC and other leaders to be jailed for at least six months. The Universities' Academic Staff Union(UASU) has proposed that the following leaders of the University of Nairobi to be jailed at least for six months:starting with the Vice Chancellor, Professor Stephen Kiama, the Acting Associate VC in charge of Academic Affairs, Prof. Julius Ogeng'o, Acting Chief Operations Officer, Brian Ouma, and Acting Executive Dean Faculty of Arts, Prof. Ephraim Wahome.
On Friday, August 20, the Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) issued a seven-day strike warning, putting public universities in jeopardy. Officials from the UASU threatened to mobilize the union's members to strike over the government's refusal to implement the 2017-2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
Public Universities Lecturer's Strike That Was To Begin Today Suspended After A Deal Was Reached. https://www.facebook.com/261061365404/posts/10165953916640405/?app=fbl The countrywide public Universities lectures strike strike that was set to begin today has been suspended by the Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) and this was after the two parties reached a deal on the CBA implemention that they were demanding.
Employment and Labour Court has suspended the scheduled lecturers’ strike that was to kick off today monday awaiting the determination of a case lodged by public universities. Justice Nzioki wa Makau signed the case lodged by Inter-Public Universities Councils Consultative Forum (IPUCCF) and suspends the lecturers’ union from striking to demand of Sh8.8 billion salary deal.
Egerton University learning sessions have been put at halt after a return-to-work formula agreement between the management of the institution and lecturers failed. The learning has been stopped for the second week. The disagreement have killed hopes for the almost more than one thousand and five hundred students who were supposed to graduate this year whereas the sitting of the fourth year exams which was was supposed to commence on 2nd of November stopped due to the lecturers strike that started on 4th of November.
Thousands of university staff have been left out of health insurance cover by the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF). According to the Universities' Academic Staff Union (UASU) Secretary General Dr. Constantine Wasonga, the state health insurer has not given any reason why their staff have been left out. As a result, the over 2000 staff from different universities in the country have been advised to seek an alternative health insurance scheme. "This morning, universities received a memo from the National
The Teachers service commission is intending to make new reforms and recommendation for those aspiring to take a career in Teaching. It's has therefore recommended that all Secondary School teachers will have to take a one-year mandatory post-graduate diploma in teaching before they can be licensed to teach.
The fate of Egerton University's fourth year exams, which are scheduled to begin on Monday, hangs in the balance as lecturers have threatened to strike over pay. The more than 500 academic staff at the institution have vowed to down their tools on November 4. The Egerton chapter of the Universities Academic Staff Union (Uasu) said nothing will stop its members from downing their tools until the university management reverses its decision to effect a 40 per cent salary reduction. Chapter chairperson Fredrick