PRESS RELEASE – STAR NEWSPAPER
COTU(K) held a meeting for a Strategic Plan 2018-2022 that will see the Organization become a premiere umbrella Trade Union that champions for a decent and Sustainable work environment. The Launch was presided over by Chairman General Bro. Rajab Mwondi, Secretary General Bro. Francis Atwoli , Treasurer General Sis Rebeca Nyathogora and Deputy Secretary General […]
A joint project by COTU (K) and PANAF To train shop stewards held at Litein, Kericho County this week starting from 15th to 19th January 2018. They were trained on Labour Laws, Workers rights, communication and conflict resolution to support their roles as workers representatives. The Facilitators were, Sis. Monica Musau – COTU (K), Bro. […]
COTU (K) Secretary General chats with the Minister for Labour and Social Affairs of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia H.E. Ato Abdulfetah Abdullah (Left) during the Official opening of the Wage Floor Forum for Africa on 16th to 18th January 2018 at Jupiter International Hotel in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. In the middle is the […]
The Employment and Labour Relations Court on Monday, 18th December, 2017, issued orders directed at the management of Kenya Airways to reinstate, with immediate effect, all its one hundred and fifty seven (157) employees from the Engineering section that had been sacked by the Airline for participating in a strike action over their poor terms […]
The decision by the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of East Africa Community, Labour and Social Security through a gazette notice ordering all Trade Union leaders holding political positions to resign from their elective Trade Union positions is illegal and an outright misapprehension of the spirit and letter of the Law.
The Central Organization of Trade Unions, COTU (K) Secretary General Francis Atwoli who is currently in Brussels Belgium meeting the European Commission on the contentious Economic Partnership Agreements, EPAs and also attending the 17th General Council meeting of the International Trade Union Confederation, ITUC at the Union Headquarters, has congratulated and applauded the speech delivered […]
Our attention is drawn to an article in The Star Newspaper, dated 10th November, 2017, Page 16, on the above subject. The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Labour Hon. Phyllis Kandie is allowing Kenyans to be enslaved, tortured and killed in the Gulf Countries by her decision to lift the ban on Domestic Workers to Saudi […]
I wish to take great exception to purported news being circulated in the social media as well as on other platforms and allegedly being attributed to me as having convened a press conference on the current political stalemate in the country during which I apparently castigated the Deputy President William Ruto The author of the […]
Kenya Airways is a National carrier and Kenya has interests including shareholders who are Kenyans. Even if Kenyan banks have mobilized funds to save the Airline, the funds originates from tax payers.