Uasu win as court stops varsities from slashing staff salaries

Officials from the Universities Academic Staff Union during a press briefing in Nairobi early this year.

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Moi University has demoted staff and reduced salaries while the University of Nairobi (UoN) has demoted lecturers.
  • The salary reductions and demotions are causing lecturers “economic duress, anguish as they cannot meet their daily needs and have been embarrassingly reduced to destitute”, said Mr Koceyo.

The High Court has barred public varsities from cutting salaries of over 10,000 lecturers pending the determination of a case filed by the University Academic Staff Union (Uasu).

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