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Kuppet threatens to call strike over union dues - 9 months ago, 22 Maý 22:53

By: Faith Nyamai

The Kenya Union of Post- Primary Education Teachers (Kuppet) has threatened to paralyse learning in secondary schools, accusing the teachers employer of failing to remit union dues.

Kuppet issued a 24-hour ultimatum to the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) and the National Treasury, terming the delay illegal and aimed at undermining operations of the union.

Secretary-General Akello Misori on Tuesday said that since April, the TSC has not remitted members’ dues to the union, a move that could paralyse operations of the union.

TEACHERS' SALARIES

“It is illegal and unconstitutional for the employer to fail to remit our members’ contributions in time yet the funds have been deducted from teachers’ salaries,” said Mr Misori at the Kuppet offices.

 The secretary-general said that due to the non-remittance, the union has not been able to pay staff salaries.

The union is demanding Sh35 million.

According to the TSC, the National Treasury is yet to ...
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