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 […]

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 […]

SG Attending the 13th EATUC Summit.

Central Organization of Trade Unions Secretary General Dr. Francis Atwoli is currently in Arusha Tanzania attending the Eastern African Trade Union Confederation 8th Summit . In attendance was International Trade Union Confederation ITUCAFRICA Secretary General Bro.Kwasi Abu Amankwah,EATUC Chairman Bro.Eric Manzi , International Advisor to the Secretary General Adam Barasa and Chairperson of the EATUC […]

Dr. Atwoli Re-elected at the Helm of Global Industrial Relations Body.

      PRESS RELEASE RE: ATWOLI RE – ELECTED AT THE HELM OF THE GLOBAL INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS BODY. The Central Organization of Trade Unions, COTU (K) Secretary General Dr. Francis Atwoli was yesterday re-elected for the second time running as the President of the Global Industrial Relations Oversight Board, GIRO at the elections held […]