In Summary
  • Kuppet executive- secretary Zablon Awange said that TSC has failed to release teachers’ payslips nearly two weeks after the stipulated date of 15th of every month.
  • The government committed to implement the Sh54 billion deal in two phases for teachers in Job groups H, J and K, and in four phases for those in job groups L to R.
  • Kuppet Secretary-General Akello Misori asserted that there was no cause for alarm as the issue is being handled by the commission.

Teachers have been assured that their July salaries will be paid on time, following claims that the money will be withheld until after the August 8 elections.

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) head of communications Kihumba Kamotho, while downplaying the allegations, called on  union leaders to desist from issuing unfounded and alarming statements.

Kisumu’s Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (Kuppet) executive- secretary Zablon Awange, who raised the matter on Wednesday, said that TSC has failed to release teachers’ payslips nearly two weeks after the stipulated date of 15th of every month.

“It is unfortunate that TSC has not issued online payslips, which are supposed to be out by 15th of every month.

HONOUR OBLIGATIONS

The commission should desist from politicising teachers’ pay and honour its obligations,” he told Nation.

He  accused TSC of withholding the collective bargaining agreement implementation matrix, which is supposed to take effect on July 1, 2017.

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