30, · e trade union has responded to e souring rivalry between e TSC and Knut following e discriminatory promotions and pay rise. Central Organisation of Trade Unions (Cotu) yesterday wrote to Labour Cabinet Secretary Simon Chelugui, asking him to convene a meeting to discuss and perhaps advise on e way ford on e controversial promotions and salary increase by e Teachers Service Commission. Nairobi — e Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) on Wednesday accused e Teachers Service Commission (TSC) of discrimination for excluding teachers on its roll from a pay rise. KNUT . 06, · Reacting to TSC’s letter on e call to cut links, KNUT’s Wilson Sossion said at TSC was frustrating KNUT by inciting teachers to dump e union and at even wi e lack of simple majority, e rule on simple majority applies only at e time of registration. TSC is attacking KNUT by illegally introducing a validation portal which targeted KNUT members and saw about 16,000 . 13, · Knut vs TSC: Teachers to be promoted Modules to be shelved, court rules in favour of teachers y 13, Unions No Comments e Employment and Labour Relations has barred e Teachers Service Commission from implementing e current modules of e teacher training development programme. KNUT Secretary General Wilson Sossion. A meeting between a teachers' union and e Teachers Service Commission (TSC) ended abruptly yesterday after e union made fresh demands. 03, · Below, pictures of ose in attendance at today’s meeting (Courtesy of Labour Ministry) e KNUT delegation is led by its Secretary General, Hon Wilson Sossion, while TSC is led by its Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Nancy Macharia, and Chair, Dr. Lydia Nzomo. Teachers Service Commission (TSC) is on e spot for defying a directive by Members of Parliament over dialogue wi e Kenya National Union of Teachers over contentious issues. TSC faces e wra of MPs for defying a directive from a House committee, to implement a raft of proposals at would have seen it mend fences wi Knut. 11, · e Teachers Service Commission, TSC, has invited e Kenya National Union of Teachers, KNUT, officials to a consultative meeting on 19/ /. is meeting comes after e aborted Naivasha talks in which e two sides failed to reach an agreement on some contentious matters. e Unions (KNUT & KUPPET) became e claimants in e economic dispute and e TSC being e employer became e respondent. SRC remained an interested party in e economic dispute. All e parties agreed to have e economic dispute resolved before e same court and undertook to respect and participate in e prosecution of at economic dispute to its conclusion. TSC-KNUT Talks: BY DAILY NATION: Blow-by-blow details of a confidential report prepared for discussion at e aborted meeting between e Teachers Service Commission (TSC) and e Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) last week can now be revealed. 13, · All e Knut branch officials who were identified, ked, and maliciously transferred by e TSC should immediately be returned to e branches, he said. E RULINGS e Labour court's rulings on Friday ked major victories for Knut in its push for promotions on merit, seniority, vacancies, as well as academic and professional. 27, · e Kenya Union of Teachers (KNUT) has filed contempt of court application against Teachers Service Commission (TSC) for failing to implement court orders issued on y 12, by e high Court which barred e transfer of union officials beyond geographical limits . e Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) has turned down a request from e Teachers’ Service Commission (TSC) for ano er round of talks. 02, · e Teachers Service Commission, TSC, has isolated teachers aligned to e Kenya National Union of Teachers, KNUT, from salary increments as per e current Collective BArgaining Agreement. e payroll for teachers who are not KNUT members has factored in implementation of Phase ree of e -2021 CBA. Knut collects about Sh1.6 billion per year wi Sh135 million being collected mon ly from 206,000 pri y school teachers. is is e latest in a series of conflicts between e TSC and teachers. *5. CAIN MISSED E parliamentary education committee meeting to address promotions* Just when sobriety was coming back wi parliament calling for a truce between KNUT and TSC via a crucial meeting on 29 ust, Cain Hesbon Otieno scuttled it by organising a coup at KNUT hqs. Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has denied reports at it promised to promote 30,000 teachers during a consultative meeting wi Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut). At e same time, Knut. *KNUT SG HON WILSON SOSSION REMAINS SG.* For avoidance of doubt, teachers of Kenya elected Sossion via a majority vote to become sg. A court order released on 27 ust affirmed is position and au orized at no o er meeting or ga ering can overtun e same. 05, · TSC vs KNUT s. TSC and KNUT have been at for a while but it appears e battle has intensified. e latest move by TSC being de-registration of KNUT Secretary General Wilson Sossion as a teacher to weaken his powers and e termination of its relation wi KNUT as seen in part of e notice attached below.. TSC notice to terminate KNUT and bring e union to an end/Photo Source. 30, · A few weeks ago, Sossion hit out at TSC for backtracking on e CBA and accused e teachers employers of discriminating against tutors who are members of Knut. It is unfair for TSC to vent eir bitterness rough e payroll teachers are not street or casual employees. ere are clear guidelines, he said. e Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) has asked its members wi diplomas and degrees to submit eir employer acknowledgment letters to its offices to enable it to build a strong case at e ongoing conciliation meeting wi e Ministry of Labour and e Teachers Service Commission (TSC). 27, · During e meeting, Mr. Odinga is said to have urged KNUT to continue giving priority to dialogue and negotiations before resorting to strikes. A section of Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT. 14, · TSC, KNUT, KUPPET Meeting Kenya CitizenTV e teacher’s service commission and e two teachers union have confirmed ey will meet on 30 of in attempt to avert ano er teachers. 21, · e -2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between TSC and KNUT has finally been signed. e signing of CBA between e Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) wi e Teachers Service Commission (TSC) seeks to resolve frequent teacher’s strikes. e CBA will be effective from 1sy y . Yesterday's meeting was meant to iron out e sticking points between Knut and TSC in order to avert e strike at starts today, going by e notice issued on ember 19. - KNUT had reatened to order its members to go on a nationwide strike should TSC fail to meet its demands. A massive teachers's strike is looming after talks between Teachers Service Commission (TSC) and Kenya National Union Of Teacher (KNUT) to mull over way ford went sou. 05, · TSC’s move to revoke its agreement wi KNUT comes shortly after e commission deregistered Wilson Sossion who served as KNUT’s Secretary General since . On his part, Mr. Sossion said at TSC was biting more an it could chew by asking KNUT . TSC KNUT Court Ruling: Teachers on Friday scored a huge victory after e Labour court set aside new career progression rules to guide eir promotions, ruling at such upgrades cannot be based on existing vacancies alone. is means at more an 50,000 who have gained higher academic qualifications according to data from Teachers Service Commission deserve to be promoted to a higher grade. 02, · Mandera County KNUT secretary Kullow Mohamed urged e TSC to convene a meeting wi stakeholders to iron out tee ing issues at are reatening to tear apart e education sector. 09, · KNUT criticizes TSC for abolishing schemes of service. Written By: KNA. 9, 12:58. who spoke on Saturday during an Annual General Meeting for e KNUT . 22, · KNUT Secretary General Wilson Sossion and Chairman Mudzo Nzili said e successful implementation of e CBA will entrench e tripartite relationship between e union, e government and TSC. Wi e signing of e CBA, Kenya has entered into e annals of history as a country at respects e rights of teachers, Mr Sossion said. 17, · TSC lined to collect and remit more an Sh135 million on behalf of Knut in y, a duty it has always fulfilled even in its bitterest feuds wi e union since establishment in 1957. STAR. TSC indicated at e payroll for Knut members has not been factored in phase ree of e -2021 CBA, claiming at e court ordered at eir terms be based on e schemes of service. TSC vs Knut fight: Tale of child trying to choke a parent When ings are ick, so goes a Swahili saying, a log will serve as a canoe to cross a dangerous river. But once e master is safe from e treacherous crocodiles, he will happily split e log and turn it into firewood. 05, · TSC, KNUT legal stand-off - Duration: 2:23. Kenya CitizenTV 1,091 views. 2:23. social KTN News Kenya 778 watching. Live now. Wito wa Mudavadi baada ya amri ya rais. MBIU YA KTN - Duration: 31:03. Present during e meeting were Sossion, National Vice chairman Collins Oyuu, Deputy Secretary General Hesbon Otieno, National Treasurer John Matiang’i among o er Knut officials. Internal problems. Al ough e National chairman Wycliffe Omucheyi was not present, e officials insisted all was well and at ey support e way ford. service and justice to all our members.To become e most effective and self-reliant teacher unions in e world. e KNUT is a trade union registered under e trade unions act Cap 233 of e laws of Kenya. Its mandate is bo of a trade union and professional organization at serves all Kenyan teachers who choose to join and as such, we recognize e need to anchor our operations on certain. 30, · e formation of e Kenya Union of Post Pri y Education Teachers (Kuppet) in 1998 left Knut scrambling for membership wi e new union, which has steadily been slicing off a chunk off Knut's edifice year on year.Matters came to ahead two mon s ago after e TSC prepared two arate payrolls one for Knut and e o er for Kuppet following. 02, · On Wednesday, Kuppet leaders held a daylong meeting wi TSC over e pay rise. We have been at TSC and we have discussed e issue and . READ ALSO: No Pay Nor Teachers' Union Dues TSC lares KNUT union employees are fearing at eir pay will be be wi held for e four mon in a row. A meeting pitting e Teachers Service Commission, e Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) and e Kenya Union of Post Pri y Education Teachers (KUPPET) at e TSC headquarters on Wednesday, ember 25, . 01, · e Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) led by Secretary General Wilson Sossion is planning to file a lawsuit against e Teachers Service Commission (TSC). A report on Sunday, ember 1, revealed e union was disappointed after receiving a meagre Ksh25 million payout from e government in ober. Sossion accused e Commission of suppressing its [ ]. 04, · ‘‘TSC is panicking we did not walk out of e meeting, TSC vice chairperson is e one who proposed we give em two weeks and i seconded,’’ Hezoborn stated. TSC yesterday sent a press release to newsrooms accusing KNUT officials from demanding fresh and special treatment. e court also dismissed Knut’s plea to jail TSC’s CEO Nancy Macharia for two years based on claims at she disobeyed court orders by failing to remit e union dues. According to e judge, TSC had convinced her at it failed to make e remittances as it had already paid teachers by e time Knut was serving it wi e orders. 03, · On Friday, e TSC stopped a pay rise of 3,624 teachers who are Knut members. TSC Corporate Communications officer Kihumba Kamo o, said e payroll for Knut members has not factored in Phase ree of e - 2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement because e court ordered at eir terms be based on e schemes of service and not career. KNUT Secretary-General Wilson Sossion says e Teachers Service Commission (TSC) sidelined KNUT members leading to over 30,000 teachers missing out on promotions and salary increment. Over 47,000 teachers in job group B5 were promoted by e Commission to job group C1 using eir TSC's Career Progression Guidelines (CPG). 22, · TSC is yet to invite Knut to e negotiating table for e 2021 collective bargaining agreement.Meanwhile, e Central Organisation of Trade Unions Kenya (Cotu) has waded into e matter, urging e officials to give dialogue a chance. Knut wants e house allowances raised by 50 per cent and Kuppet wants all teachers paid Nairobi rates. TSC has also rejected Kuppet’s demand for a township allowance of between Sh4,000 and Sh8,000. Wor Noting: We have no money to support our offices and at is why we are closing down, even holding an Annual General meeting is impossible, notedMissing: tsc.