TSC Categories of Teachers Listed for Salary Rise December 2021-2025 CBA; TSC Boss sheds more Light on the Impending November 2021 Pay Rise for All Teachers : TSC Clarifications On When Teachers Will Receive This Month’s Salary
Teachers employed by the Teachers Service Commission, TSC-Kenya, have been and are still a bundle of nerves after news about the looming Pay rise set to affect their November salaries hit the air this week.
What even seems to be sweeter music to the TSC employed teachers’ ears is the fact that the TSC Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Nancy Macharia has affirmed that indeed the November 2021 TSC pay rise is not a pipe dream despite the teachers’ unions going in for a non-monetary Collective bargaining agreement, CBA 2021-2025 in 2021.
According to the current TSC Boss, all teachers will get a raise this month but Primary School Teachers in Grade B5 will be the greatest beneficiaries since they will receive the lion’s share of the approximately 15 billion shillings allocated by President Uhuru Kenyatta for TSC fresh recruitments and pay rise during the 2022-2023 cycle.
New details reaching us now show that the Teachers Service Commission has made it public that the implementation of the 2021-2025 has reached its final stage.
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Teachers should therefore expect salary changes next month. In the CBA, primary school teachers currently serving under the newly introduced Career Progression Guidelines, CPGs as opposed to the old schemes of work are the most favoured compared to the other group of teachers.
According to the Teachers Service Commission CEO, the least paid primary school teacher will henceforth earn a salary perk slightly higher than sh. 27000.
The change and consequential rise in TSC teachers’ salaries cuts across all Cadres of teachers. Confirmed details indicate that teachers in primary section have been awarded the highest pay rise/ salary increment of sh. 6000. The exact amount that will be deposited into these P1 teachers’ accounts however is less by KSh 120, an amount which will be set aside to cater for the Pay As You Earn, PAYE tax.
The commission says that it favoured primary school teachers because they are the worst hit group who receive the least salary.
The good news is that this change is immediate and teachers will be smiling all the way to the bank at the end of next month with a little top ip on their monthly wages to smitten their hearts.
The move by TSC has been appreciated by all employed primary school teachers who say that life had become unbearable with the little pay.
They say that with the increment, they will be able to acquire basic necessities thereby improving their living standards.
TSC Announces Salary Delays this Month, This is Why
Now that teachers are set to get a Pay rise,, implementing it and phasing it to reflect in their Payslips will take some time owing to the over three hundred thousand teachers currently employed on permanent and pensionable terms across the 47 counties in the country.
This will mean that this month’s salary is set to be delayed for that reason, meaning Teachers should exercise the patience of a cobra to devour the entire cow.
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