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The Central Organization of Trade Unions, COTU (K) wishes to urge the Kenya Government to immediately intervene and engage the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentist Union, (KMPDU) over the massive exodus of trained doctors from our Public Hospitals that has been reported across the Country.

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The Central Organization of Trade Unions, COTU (K) has learnt with deep pain the unfortunate death of Ms. Elizabeth Efiketi, a strong community mobilizer and workers’ rights agitator whose death occurred on Tuesday, 11th February, 2014 following a grisly road accident at Ekero shopping Centre along Kakamega –Mumias Road.

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The Central Organization of Trade Unions COTU (K) has learnt with utter bemusement claims of the formation and launch of a trade union federation announced in the country’s coastal town and whose sole purpose is to revival COTU (K).

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The Central Organisation of Trade Unions, Kenya, (COTU (K) pursuant to the then National Social Security Fund Cap 258 Laws of Kenya, in the month of July 2013 wrote to the Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Labour Social Security and Services forwarding to him our nominee to the membership of the National Social Security Fund Board of Trustees for him to gazette as provided for in the first schedule of the above stated Act.

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The implementation of the devolved system of Government is increasingly becoming a nightmare for most business owners and workers to which the Central Organization of Trade Unions, COTU (K) now calls on the Government together with its legislative arm to initiate deliberate measures to urgently address this emerging trend within our County Governments lest businesses are bound to be lost leading to massive job losses among workers.

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The Central Organisation of Trade Unions, COTU (K) as the umbrella workers’ body in the country representing over 1.5 Million Members that equally pay a monthly contribution to the National Social Security Fund (NSSF), has read with utmost bemusement a paid-up advertisement appearing in the local dailies by the National Social Security Fund Ag. Managing Trustee Mr. Richard Langat detailing generalities, explanations and ‘clarifications’ on the status of the Tassia II Settlement Scheme Infrastructure Development hitherto with deliberate omissions that duly constitute a breach of the National Social Security Fund Act, NSSF Chapter 258 of the Revised Edition 1989 (1978) overtly.

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The Central Organisation of Trade Unions, COTU (K) has read with dismay claims appearing in a section of the Local Media made by the Kericho Senator Hon. Charles Keter that COTU(K) opposition to the National Social Security Fund (NSSF)’s kshs 5.053 Billion Tassia Scheme aims at preventing the Acting Managing Trustee Richard Langat from being confirmed in the position.

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The Central Organisation of Trade Unions, COTU (K) wishes to fault the government over the recent appointments of various Parastatal Heads across the country for failing to include the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) despite the Fund being in dire need of changes.

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RE: REQUEST FOR YOUR EXCELLENCY’S INTERVENTION IN FAILURE BY THE MANAGEMENT OF KARUTURI FLOWER FARM, NAIVASHA TO PAY ITS WORKERS

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The Central Organisation of Trade Unions, COTU (K) supports the position taken by the Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) that the crisis facing the Health Sector in the country lies wholly with the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Services where its Cabinet Secretary Hon. Kambi Kazungu has totally failed to executive the mandate of this technical Ministry that oversees the Country’s Industrial Relations Management and Processes.

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