Lecturers to begin third strike over salaries

Wednesday November 1 2017

lecturers strike

Universities Academic Staff Union Secretary-General Constantine Wasonga speaks of lecturers' strike at a Nairobi hotel on July 18, 2017. The union has said lecturers will boycott work starting November. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

More by this Author

Learning at public universities is set to be paralysed from Wednesday due to a lecturers’ strike.

The job boycott will be the third one to happen this year in an academic year that has also been disrupted by two presidential elections.

Universities Academic Staff Union (Uasu) secretary-general Constantine Wasonga asked all lecturers at the 31 public universities not to turn up for duty until the government addresses their demands.

“There is no turning back unless the government implements the new rates for both basic salary and house allowance. It is time to strike, strike and strike,” Dr Wasonga said.

He maintained that the only language “this government understands is strike”.

“I, therefore, urge all chapter secretaries and union leaders from all Uasu chapters to rally their members behind the strike and ensure it is launched in all chapters so that we can redeem the worth of dons,” he said.

He announced that the strike will be launched at the University of Nairobi grounds on Wednesday at 8am after the expiry of a 21-day notice that was issued in October.

Universities said they had not received communication from the Ministry of Education over the funds.

Inter-Public University Councils Consultative Forum chairman Paul Kanyari said universities are still waiting for the money from the government.

“We request enduring industrial harmony so that any attendant matters can be resolved expeditiously and to the benefit of all stakeholders without prejudicing the amenity currently being experienced,” Prof Kanyari said.

He said the failure in implementing the new salary scales is due to a financial shortfall being experienced.

The government released Sh10 billion for the payment of arrears in June but reverted to the old salaries after the cash ran out.

<var id="SFyvZPh"></var>
<cite id="SFyvZPh"></cite>
<cite id="SFyvZPh"><span id="SFyvZPh"><var id="SFyvZPh"></var></span></cite><cite id="SFyvZPh"><span id="SFyvZPh"><var id="SFyvZPh"></var></span></cite>
<ins id="SFyvZPh"><span id="SFyvZPh"><cite id="SFyvZPh"></cite></span></ins>
<var id="SFyvZPh"><strike id="SFyvZPh"><menuitem id="SFyvZPh"></menuitem></strike></var>
<var id="SFyvZPh"><span id="SFyvZPh"></span></var><ins id="SFyvZPh"><span id="SFyvZPh"><cite id="SFyvZPh"></cite></span></ins><var id="SFyvZPh"><video id="SFyvZPh"><menuitem id="SFyvZPh"></menuitem></video></var>
<cite id="SFyvZPh"></cite>
<cite id="SFyvZPh"></cite>
<cite id="SFyvZPh"></cite>
<ins id="SFyvZPh"></ins><ins id="SFyvZPh"><span id="SFyvZPh"><cite id="SFyvZPh"></cite></span></ins><ins id="SFyvZPh"><span id="SFyvZPh"><cite id="SFyvZPh"></cite></span></ins>
<var id="SFyvZPh"><span id="SFyvZPh"></span></var><cite id="SFyvZPh"><video id="SFyvZPh"></video></cite>
<ins id="SFyvZPh"></ins>
<cite id="SFyvZPh"></cite>
<cite id="SFyvZPh"></cite><cite id="SFyvZPh"><span id="SFyvZPh"></span></cite><cite id="SFyvZPh"></cite>
<cite id="SFyvZPh"></cite><cite id="SFyvZPh"><span id="SFyvZPh"></span></cite><cite id="SFyvZPh"><span id="SFyvZPh"></span></cite>
<ins id="SFyvZPh"></ins>
<var id="SFyvZPh"><video id="SFyvZPh"><thead id="SFyvZPh"></thead></video></var>
<cite id="SFyvZPh"></cite>
  • 5414891071 2018-01-21
  • 392961070 2018-01-21
  • 9593791069 2018-01-21
  • 9326521068 2018-01-21
  • 8204451067 2018-01-21
  • 3174701066 2018-01-21
  • 1649671065 2018-01-21
  • 5257251064 2018-01-21
  • 5865741063 2018-01-21
  • 6353551062 2018-01-21
  • 2642131061 2018-01-20
  • 8004871060 2018-01-20
  • 284371059 2018-01-20
  • 2901131058 2018-01-20
  • 1957611057 2018-01-20
  • 879421056 2018-01-20
  • 8217961055 2018-01-20
  • 2423161054 2018-01-19
  • 9005611053 2018-01-19
  • 8099421052 2018-01-19