“ECONOMIC PAPER FOR DECISION MAKING IN TRADE UNIONS IN KENYA” BY OWIDHI GEORGE OTIENO ECONOMIST CENTRAL ORGANIZATION OF TRADE UNIONS –COTU (K) APRIL 2016
The Central Organisation of Trade Unions -Kenya (COTU-K) and Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) held a Bipartite Roundtable Leadership Meeting on Social Dialogue.
The Department is tasked with the overall supervision of all the operations of the Central Organization of Trade Unions – COTU-(K) on behalf of the Secretary General.
This is a very important department to the organisation as it acts as a service department for not only the other departments but also to the affiliates.
This is a very important department of the organisation which helps in imparting knowledge and skills to both union leaders and rank and file membership.
This department is main mandate is to Educate workers on their rights and responsibilities, Labour Laws. Under gender and equality the department’s role is to craft and implement programmes and activities that promote women empowerment and gender equality among all workers in their day-to-day work, be it in their working places, homes or the community.