the International Labour Organization workers Bureau ILO -Actrav today hosted a webinar on Tackling the Covid -19 pandemic, Climate Disasters and Locust Plague In East Africa where COTU(K) was represented by Bro Benson Okwaro who indicated that the storm is not over and COTU (K) and affiliate unions along with social partners working in solidarity […]

Social Protection TOR

Terms of Reference Extension of Social Protection Coverage in Kenya The concept and practice of social protection as a tool and instrument for poverty reduction, economic growth and development remain an important policy concern in Kenya. The Kenya government has increasingly embraced social protection as a strategy for addressing poverty and reducing vulnerability amongst the […]

Safety at Workplace

With more Kenyans turning Positive to COVID-19 tests the Central Organization of Trade Union in Kenya is focusing on reducing new infections at work places. In July 18th 2020, Kenya recorded the highest number ever of CoVid-19 positive cases at 688, from a sample size of 4,522 tested in the last 24 hours. The announcement […]

Protect Workers

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is primarily spread from person to person through respiratory droplets.  Workers in high-density settings in which workers are in the workplace for long time periods (e.g., for 8-12 hours per shift), and have prolonged close contact (within 6 feet for 15 minutes or more) with coworkers may be at […]

International Domestic Workers Day

The Central Organization of Trade Unions in Kenya in  collaboration with Kenya Union of Domestic, Hotels, Educational Institutions, Hospitals and Allied workers KUDHEIHA and International Domestic Workers Federation IDWFED distributed food and Personal Protective Equipment PPEs to domestic workers at the COTU(K) headquarters today. Further, COTU (K) Officials and staff sensitized the workers about Covid-19 […]

COTU (K) Cares

  The Central Organization of Trade Unions in COTU (K) is running an  initiative to intervene and assist workers in the face of COVID 19 Pandemic. The Initiative under the theme Cotu Cares involves distribution of food, sanitizers and other Personal Protective Equipment, PPEs to workers in the hotel and flowers industry while at the […]