Unions to appear in court to oppose TSC appeal over teachers' pay

Employment and Labour Relations Court Judge Mathews Nduma Nderi, who directed the government to increase the basic salaries of teachers by between 50-60 per cent over a four-year period. PHOTO | PAUL WAWERU |

What you need to know:

  • Judge Nderi directed the government to increase the basic salaries of teachers by between 50-60 per cent over a four-year period.
  • The TSC accused the judge of making the order in total disregard of the budgetary process and allocations by the government for the financial year 2015/2016.
  • The teachers’ employer claims that the government does not have the money to pay teachers.

Teachers' unions will today (Wednesday) appear before the Court of Appeal to defend a judgment that directed the government to increase their basic salaries.

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