UASU calls off lecturers strike

UASU officials in a past function.
Nairobi, Kenya: UASU has called off 54-day public universities lecturers’ strike after reaching a deal on new CBA, classes expected to resume on Tuesday.

The strike had paralysed learning in all public universities. In a statement UASU stated that following seven weeks of intensive talks, the union and university councils have signed the 2013-2017 collective bargain agreement.

The CBA give a 17 percent increase in basic salary and 3.9 percent increase in house allowance across the board except for Maasai Mara University.

The agreement for 2013-2017 quadrennial  is effective from July 1, 2013.

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UASULecturers strikeFred Matiang'i