Teachers should now expect their August salaries to be paid after their employer TSC secured a salary deal with their unions.
Yesterday Knut, Kuppet and Kusnet agreed TSC salary offer which was an increase in Basic Salary of up-to 9.5% payable in two financial years commencing on 1st July, 2023.
This means teachers in job group B5 to C2 will get a salary increment of sh 2,148 after deductions.
Also agreed in the deal was an increase in House Allowance for teachers categorised under Cluster 4 payable in two financial years with effect from 1st July, 2023.
The net effect of this is that the House allowance for Cluster 3 and 4 has been harmonized. The full harmonization will be complete In July 2024.
As a result of the bipartisan engagements, the Commission also concluded the promotion of 14,738 teachers in August 2023 and has advertised additional 36,275 vacancies for promotions.
TSC said teachers will get their August salaries by Thursday this week. “We assure our teachers that they will get their pay by the end of the month,” TSC said in a press statement.