UPDATE: Public universities lecturers throug UASU have called off two month long strike after reaching 17.5% pay increase deal- classes to resume tomorrow. More Info about the above Latest News: Lecturers strike
Lectures Strike History
Kenya University Lecturers’s strike has entered yet another week after the University Academic Staff Union (UASU) rejected a return to work agreement they had made with the Cabinet secretary for education Mr. Matiangi.
While issuing a press statement the lecturers union leaders claimed that the government is playing mind games with them has no intention implementing the CBA.
Matiangi had met with the Lecturers’ Union leaders on Thursday 26th 2017 and asked them to call off the ongoing strike until March 1, 2017 pending negotiations.
Student leaders on the other hand have given the government and lecturers an ultimatum of one week to settle their difference before moving to court.
Latest update (8th February 2017): The government has offered lecturers sh. 10 billion to call off strike which they have since denied.
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