Reprieve for union as court stops employer from ending accord
SEE ALSO :Warring Knut factions’ ceasefireKnut Secretary General Wilson Sossion in his affidavit claimed that TSC was undermining the union’s membership and accused Dr Macharia of putting up a validation process, meant to destroy the union. Labour Court judge Byrum Ongaya said Knut had a case that had a probability of success, hence parties should maintain the status quo. This came as Cotu boss Francis Atwoli defended Knut, saying the provisions of the Constitution are superior to the recognition agreement cited by TSC. “The simple majority of 50+1 per cent no longer holds water under the new Constitution with a robust Bill of Rights and this is what the teachers’ employer seems to ignore.”
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