COTU (K) S.G meets designated delegates to the 109th International Labour Conference (ILC)

The Central Organization of Trade Unions, Kenya, COTU (K), Secretary General Bro. Dr Francis Atwoli this morning, at his Ildamat Home in Kajiado, hosted, designated delegates to the 109th International Labour Conference (ILC) which is scheduled to start on Thursday 20th May 2021 until 19th June 2021. The 109th Session of the (ILC) will, for […]

Press Statement on the increased Fuel Prices: Stop irritating Kenyan workers

Yesterday, the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) increased the prices of super petrol by Sh.7.63 per litre, diesel by Sh.5.75 per litre, and kerosene by Sh.5.41 per litre.  This came even after we had issued a warning earlier, through a press statement, strongly condemning the move by EPRA terming it as outrageous and insensitive.  […]


The Central Organization of Trade Unions, COTU (K) is increasingly concerned over the casual manner in which the county governments continue to address the crisis in the Health Sector following the on-going Industrial action by our health workers. Particularly, the response yesterday by the chairman of the Council of Governors, Hon Wycliffe Oparanya dismissing the […]

Dr. Francis Atwoli and Sis. Rebecca Nyathogora among Kenyans awarded State Commendation

The Central Organization of Trade Unions (Kenya) officials among them the Secretary-General of the organization, DR. Francis Atwoli, were among the 471 Kenyans awarded a State Commendation during the 2020 Jamhuri Day Celebrations.  Cognizant of his role in the labour movement not just in the continent but in the globe, His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta […]

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 […]