OATUU/ACTRAV Seminar ILO Centenary Declaration 2019.

The Central Organization of Trade Unions, (COTU, K) in conjunction with the Organisation of African Trade Union Unity (OATUU) and the International Labour Organization Bureau of Workers Activity ILO ACTRAV has organize a workshop on 17th – 18th September, 2019 to discuss the International Labour Organization future of work report and  the Centenary Declaration 2019. […]

National Conference on Informal Sector 2019.

The Central Organization of Trade Unions In conjunction with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) hosted the National Conference on Informal Sector. This Important conference discussed policy options on how to improve working conditions and social protection for informal Sector Workers. In attendance is Cynthia Samuel – OlonjuWon, International Labour Organization […]

Paralegal Training

The Central Organization of Trade Unions, Kenya In Conjunction with America Center for International Labor Solidarity (ACILS)  Organized a two week Paralegal Training for the Affiliates Unions. The Training aims on capacity building of Trade Unions to represent workers disputes at the Employment and Labour Relations Court.  Session on Employment and Labour Relations Court. The […]

Sub- Regional Consultative Meeting.

The International Trade Union Confederation African Regional Organization (ITUC-Africa) in collaboration with the Central Organization of Trade Unions (COTU, K), organized a Sub-Regional consultative meeting  in Nairobi. The meeting provided an opportunity for the Sub-Regional Trade Union leaders to discuss emerging and pertinent issues affecting the region as a whole as well as engage each […]

New ILO Standard on Violence and Harassment.

The Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019, and Violence and Harassment Recommendation, 2019 , were adopted by delegates on the final day of the Centenary International Labour Conference, in Geneva. For the Convention, 439 votes were cast in favour, seven against, with 30 abstentions. The Recommendation was passed with 397 votes in favour, 12 votes against […]

Press Release.

PRESS RELEASE RE: – AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS SHOULD RESPECT AND APPRECIATE WORKERS   African governments have been challenged against viewing trade unions as ease targets for attack and harass whenever there is instability in their governments. Speaking when he hosted delegates from the fifty four African Countries to a Cocktail  Party on the sidelines of the on-going […]