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Union launches app for organizing Kenyan metalworkers [IndustriALL] 2020-10-28

Message from SG on Mashujaa Day: Unionists and workers have always been our heroes. [COTU] 2020-10-24

Health Workers at Kenya’s Biggest Hospital Strike Over Pay [Bloomberg] 2020-09-29

Statement on imposition of individuals as trade union officials [COTU] 2020-09-27

Nearly 5,000 KNH Workers Threaten Strike Over Delayed Higher Salaries [The Daily Nation] 2020-09-22

Medics strike, seek better working conditions [The Standard] 2020-09-08

Constitution of Kenya at ten: A unionist perspective [COTU] 2020-09-05

COTU-K supports TAWU initiative on decent work and social protection in the transport sector. [COTU] 2020-09-05

COTU-K officials distribute food and PPEs in Kajiado. [COTU] 2020-08-22

Parliament directs Teachers’ Service Commission to address KNUT concerns [Education International] 2020-08-19

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Today's labour news


Two dead after protests rock Maai Mahiu town 2020-11-11 [Daily Nation]

Union says COVID-19 in schools putting teachers at risk 2020-11-03 [VoA]

Union launches app for organizing Kenyan metalworkers 2020-10-28 [IndustriALL]

Planned Strike By Migori County Workers Averted 2020-10-27 [The Daily Nation]

Message from SG on Mashujaa Day: Unionists and workers have always been our heroes. 2020-10-24 [COTU]

Hotel workers want share of Sh2bn covid relief cash 2020-10-20 [Daily Nation]

US$5 billion target of global education campaign spearheaded by UK and Kenya 2020-10-14 [Education International]

Kenya: KNH Services Grind to a Halt as 5,000 Workers Strike 2020-09-29 [The Nation]

Health Workers at Kenya’s Biggest Hospital Strike Over Pay 2020-09-29 [Bloomberg]

Mombasa doctors ready for strike 2020-09-27 [Daily Nation]

State reveals number of jobs lost due to Covid-19 2020-09-27 [Daily Nation]

Statement on imposition of individuals as trade union officials 2020-09-27 [COTU]

COTU-K Secretary General meets General Secretaries of Affiliate Unions 2020-09-27 [COTU]

Nearly 5,000 KNH Workers Threaten Strike Over Delayed Higher Salaries 2020-09-22 [The Daily Nation]

COTU-K SG meeting with Kudheiha workers union and young trade unionist in Kisumu. 2020-09-19 [COTU]

COTU-K SG addressed senior managment staff of Masinde Muliro University 2020-09-19 [COTU]

 VIDEO  CWU Secretary General Benson Okwaro explains why there are so many industrial strikes in the country 2020-09-17 [The Standard]

Trans Nzoia Health workers on Strike 2020-09-11 [KNA]

Narok Health Workers Issue Strike Notice 2020-09-11 [The Daily Nation]

Medics strike, seek better working conditions 2020-09-08 [The Standard]

Doctors issue 2-week notice of nationwide strike as government talks collapse 2020-09-07 [The Star]

Constitution of Kenya at ten: A unionist perspective 2020-09-05 [COTU]

COTU-K supports TAWU initiative on decent work and social protection in the transport sector. 2020-09-05 [COTU]

IDWF Statement in Support of the Kenyan Migrant Domestic Workers’ Sit-in Action for Repatriation and Free of Abuses 2020-09-03 [IDWF]

Judge reinstated after misconduct probe 2020-09-02 [Business Daily]

Nairobi City County Health Workers Call Off Strike After a Deal 2020-09-02 [Ghetto Radio]

Workers Band Together to Protect Kenya's Market Vendors, Community For more info 2020-08-27 [Solidarity Center]

President Keita was a champion for workers’ rights 2020-08-22 [COTU]

COTU-K officials distribute food and PPEs in Kajiado. 2020-08-22 [COTU]

Kakuzi sued in UK over human rights abuses 2020-08-21 [Business Daily]

Parliament directs Teachers’ Service Commission to address KNUT concerns 2020-08-19 [EI]

Parliament directs Teachers’ Service Commission to address KNUT concerns 2020-08-19 [Education International]

Nakuru doctors issue 30-day strike notice over strain amid pandemic 2020-08-18 [The Daily Nation]

Doctors in Kenya Strike for Better Conditions as Infection Rate Among Professionals Rises 2020-08-18 [Newsclick]

Doctors vow to strike as coronavirus cases surge 2020-08-15 [The Standard]

Kenyan women protest outside Beirut consulate demanding to be repatriated 2020-08-15 [CNN]

Decent Work in Covid- 19 Period 2020-08-15 [COTU]

PPE Distribution 2020-08-15 [COTU]

Why you should take Atwoli more seriously 2020-08-11 [The Standard]

Kenyan Unilever tea workers escalate fight for reparations to U.N. 2020-08-07 [Thomson Reuters Foundation]

“It Will Not Be Business As Usual,” Nurses Say Ahead Of Strike 2020-08-06 [Wire]

Covid-19 crisis looms over health workers’ strikes 2020-08-06 [The Nation]

Nurses in Mandera suspend strike after talks with county officials 2020-08-06 [Daily Nation]

Nurses threaten to strike from Monday over poor working conditions 2020-08-05 [The Star]

Lamu medics on strike over exposure to Covid-19 at work 2020-08-05 [The Star]

Homa Bay Health Workers' Strike Enters Second Day 2020-08-05 [The Nation]

Union files case for unfair dismissal and unpaid wages 2020-08-05 [IFJ]

Homa Bay health workers begin strike over delayed pay 2020-08-04 [The Star]

Laikipia County begins process of paying 150 sacked workers 2020-08-02 [The Nation]

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This month in labour history


27-12-1913 Makhan Singh was born in India. He was deported to India and imprisoned for his role in the 1939 Mombasa General strike and translated Capital while in gaol. Returned to Kenya in 1947, led another Mombasa general strike, was imprisoned for 11 years. [more]