World Disability Day 2021.

The Central Organization of Trade Unions, Kenya on behalf of its affiliates unions advocates for Promoting Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities. COTU(K) in partnership with the International Labour Organization support and adopt this years theme ” Leadership, and participation of persons with a disability toward an inclusive, accessible, and sustainable post-COVID 19 World” to […]

Capacity Building on Just Transition.

Workshop Objectives/Expected Outcomes Building the understanding of the trade union representatives on challenges posed by climate change for the world of work and review of main issues in key sectors for workers in this context; Create awareness on ILO’s Just Transition guidelines and its relevance for COTU-K and its affiliates in addressing challenges posed by […]

Study Circle Education Leaders Evaluation Workshop.

COT(K)/PANAF ABVV – FGTB Project is currently holding an evaluation workshop for leaders who participated in Study Circles in different sectors of work. The purpose of this training is to address the following issues: Basic Trade Union Education Collective Bargaining Agreement Grievances Handling Occupation Health and Safety Industrial Relation and Social Dialogue Labour Laws   […]

Validation of COVID 19 Resilience & Recovery Strategy for 2021- 2025.

The Central Organization of Trade Unions, Kenya has developed a draft “Covid – 19 Response and Resilience Strategy” whose objective is to support the National Center and its Affiliated Trade Unions recover from the negative impacts of the pandemic. Forward by Secretary-General. Building Back Better (BBB) has, in the near past, become a strategic focus […]

Cotu(K)/FES Global Trade Union School Training 2019

The Central organization of Trade Unions, Kenya (COTU,K) in collaboration with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES ) organised A TWO WEEK Global Trade Union School Training. The importance of the  training is to  deepening the understanding of  participants on global and regional integration as it affects trade union work.#tradeunionfuture#decentwork#socialjustice#socialdemocracy

Labour Relations Amendment Bill 2019 draconian? COTU vows to fight it ‘with every breath’

Is Labour Relations Amendment Bill 2019 draconian? COTU vows to fight it ‘with every breath’ Labour Relations Act (2007) Amendment Bill was introduced in Parliament on April 24, 2019 by Kikuyu MP Kimani Ichung’wa. And its passage will be an injury to labour unions. The labour movement has now intensified pressure on Parliament to reject […]

Dr. Mwamadzingo Presenting on “the Global Commission Report on Future of Work”..

The 2-Days OATUU-ACTRAV Workshop on ILO Centenary: Advancing Social Justice, Promoting Decent Work, Role of Trade Unions As Outlined at the Opening Ceremony the Objectives of this seminar were to: Create awareness on ILO Centenary Declarationand its content Popularize the Global Commission Report on the Future of Work and its Recommendations Discuss and adopt national trade unions strategies and actions […]

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 […]