Establishing Working Relations between COTU(K) Affiliates and Informal Workers Associations.

JOINT COMMUNIQUE ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF WORKING RELATIONS BETWEEN CENTRAL ORGANISATION OF TRADE UNIONS (KENYA) AFFILIATES AND INFORMAL WORKER ASSOCIATIONS 29TH OCTOBER 2019 For along time,  the trade union movement in Kenya  has been organizing workers in the formal sector. However with shrinking unemployment in the formal sector and the increase in employment opportunities in […]

COTU, K/ OATUU Womens Workshop Recommendations.

The Works of the Women Commission Workshop proceeded following the Opening Ceremony that was highlighted by the presence of Pr. Margaret KOBIA, the Cabinet Secretary in the Minister of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs of Kenya. The Workshop was mainly constituted of Presentations, Panel discussions and Plenary Sessions. The ILO Convention 190 constitutes the main Instrument used to […]

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 […]