Dr. Atwoli International Center for Labour Studies to be constructed at Masinde Muliro University

On October 17th 2020, COTU-K Secretary-General held a consultative meeting with council members of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) led by their Council Chair Dr. Musangi Mutua and Vice-Chancellor Prof. Solomon Shibairoat the Tom Mboya Labour College in Kisumu.  The meeting which was moderated by the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of […]

COTU-K Secretary General meets General Secretaries of Affiliate Unions

COTU-K Secretary-General Dr. Francis Atwoli held three hours meeting with more than forty General Secretaries of COTU-K affiliate unions.  In attendance, from COTU-K officials, were also Bro. Rajabu Mwondi (Chairman), Rev. Joel Chebii (1st Vice-Chairman), Bro. Benson Okwaro (Deputy Secretary-General), Bro. Ernest Nadome (1st Assistant Secretary-General) and Sis. Rebecca Nyathogora (Treasurer General). Before the commencement […]

STATEMENT ON IMPOSITION OF INDIVIDUALS AS TRADE UNION OFFICIALS

Our attention has been drawn to a post circulating online that a union claiming to represent Floriculture and Horticulture workers dubbed Kenya Export Floriculture, Horticulture and Allied Workers Union held a meeting with the Deputy President to discuss among other things economic restoration in post-COVID-19. We would like to state as follows: The existence of […]

COTU-K SG addressed senior managment staff of Masinde Muliro University

COTU-K Secretary-General, Dr. Francis Atwoli, addressed senior management staff of Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology, led by the Ag. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Solomon Shibairo, at Tom Mboya Labour College in Kenya.   The Secretary-General urged the staff to take a lead in nurturing a society of virtuous citizens focused on professionalism and improving lives. […]

COTU-K SG meeting with Kudheiha workers union and young trade unionist in Kisumu.

COTU-K Secretary-General Dr. Francis Atwoli, today, addressed Kudheiha Workers Union shop-stewards at Tom Mboya Labour College in Kisumu on issues touching on representation and workers’ rights. The leadership of Kudheiha Workers Union, through their General Secretary Albert Njeru, lauded the COTU-K Secretary-General for his firm leadership and his dedication towards the modernization of Tom Mboya […]

COTU-K supports TAWU initiative on decent work and social protection in the transport sector.

COTU-K supports the resolve by the Transport & Allied Workers Union to improve social protection and enhance decent work for transport workers in informal public transport (matatu, bodaboda, and digital cabs). Yesterday TAWU together with COTU-K, NHIF, Safaricom & NSSF did an awareness campaign a new product called HabaHaba. HabaHaba is an integrated USSD (*303#) […]

COTU-K and FES conduct four days online training on efficient and effective communication

The Central Organization of Trade Unions in Kenya (COTU-K) together with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) conducted a four days online training to officials of more than forty trade unions in Kenya on efficient and effective communications. The training was officially opened by Bro. Benson Okwaro, the Deputy Secretary-General for COTU-K, on 20th August 2020 with […]

COTU-K officials distribute food and PPEs in Kajiado.

On the 17th of August, COTU-K officials in association with officials from Kenya Plantation and Agricultural Workers Union (KPAWU) distributed food and personal protective equipment(s) to flower workers in Isinya, Kajiado County.  Apart from engaging the workers on their rights, especially now during Covid-19, our officials also emphasized on the importance of staying safe during […]

PPE Distribution

The Central Organization of Trade Unions in Kenya COTU (K) in Partnership with  Solidarity Center under the Program COTU CARES  donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to informal workers at COTU-(K) headquarters. COTU (K)  Executive Board Members and  affiliates unions General Secretaries  KUDHEIHA, AUKMW, KUCFAW and KLDTDU were present led by Bro.  Albert Njeru, Bro Boniface […]