keep-off Politics & Concentrate on Union responsibilities, Officials tell Cotu boss


By county diary

The trade Union leadership has been asked to keep off politics and concentrate on union responsibilities.

Labor day is a day that can only be described as special & Profound opportunity for the workers and employers to reflect on the gains and challenges facing workers as a country.

Each year it gives us an Opportunity to Recognize the invaluable contribution that workers make to our Nation in terms of growing the economy, it’s very unfortunate the leadership of Cotu has failed to lobby for the wages increase instead have been engaging on succession politics contrary to workers wish.

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As a union officials we expect the leadership to have used this year celebration to outline the success and challenges facing Kenyan workers instead of engaging on politics, Kitui officials of county government workers Union have said.

As workers we are opposed to 1.5% for housing until proper consultation are agreed on, cotu receives a monthly payment from Kenyan workers to address their grievances, but instead, he has changed the tune and turned the union as his one-man show.

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As a union official, we Pledge to keep pushing for the employers to continue providing a cohesive working environment to each and every worker in the Country

We urge all employers from the private sector, public sector county Governments and National Government to continues to empower and create enabling and conducive environment to hardworking men & women who have tirelessly committed themselves, to ensure that the country moves together to realize the four agenda of the president Uhuru Kenyatta