By Vitalis Kimutai and Geoffrey Mosoku
The union defied calls for dialogue by President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto.
The meeting to be held today at 2pm will be attended Education Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi, representatives from treasury and Ministry of Labour, Salaries and Remuneration Commission, Teachers Service Commission and Attorney General’s office.
On Monday morning the committee chaired by Muranga Women representative Sabina Chege received presentations from SRC chair Sarah Serem, TSC boss Gabriel Lengoiboni and Kaimenyi.
During the meeting SRC and TSC told the parliamentary committee that the 1997 pact signed between Knut and government was obsolete and therefore the need to ask the union and Kuppet to renegotiate a new pact with TSC.
Knut had earlier indicated will not open new negotiations.
SRC commissioner Isaiah Kubai told MPs that the commission will move to court to compel the two unions to sit down and renegotiate.
“Madam Chair, even if Knut refuses to negotiate we can move to court and the High Court has powers to order parties to sit down and negotiate. Even if they go on strike, the court will still bring them back to the negotiating table,” he said.