Teachers service commission, TSC, Rules Out Pay Rise For Teachers.
The fate of much anticipated salary increment for teachers takes another twist as teachers prepare for a holiday starting next week after the previous series of short holidays that were brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.
TSC has clear the or for the much awaited salary increment for teachers following the latest announcement that there is no salary increment for teachers.
The Teachers have been warming up for a salary increment in July after missing the much anticipated 2021 July CBA. This comes after treasury allocated Ksh 15 Billion for pay rise and employment of more teachers.
CRC stated that teachers would not get the increments due to the economic state that the country is currently going through.
However,the teachers through their unions have been arguing that the economy is improving hence the teachers deserve salary increments.
The Teachers unions have been on toes pressuring the Teachers service commission (TSC) to give teachers new salaries starting July 2022.
The unions’ proposals have been in the media in the past few weeks.
Unfortunately, the teachers have received some bad news on the much anticipated pay rise.
TSC has no plans to increase teachers salary in the month anticipated month of July for it has been revealed that the commission has planned to use the money to employ more teachers across the country.
According to the budget that TSC submitted to MPs, the the July salary increment was not captured.
It is too unfortunate for teachers who have been waiting eagerly for a pay rise after the Teachers Service Commission and teachers union signed a non monetary 2021-2025 collective bargaining agreement last year.
Teachers across the country are looking forward to have support from the government. Not once teachers have have took it to streets while seeking for salary increment and improvement of the environment in the work places but their cry fell on deaf ears.
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