TSC Confirms Salary Rise( Pay Rise/Increment) 2022-2023, Teachers to Receive More Pay Starting this Month; Latest TSC News Today
TSC News Today indicate that the Uhuru government, though laden with a myriad of financial challenges ranging from an ever ballooning wage bill that prompted the world bank to issue recommendations such as scrapping of Hardship allowance for developed areas to billions of debts; has finally paid attention to the predicament of Kenyan teachers on matters salary increment 2022-2023.
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This is good news to Kenyan teachers, especially classroom teachers who were unfairly exempted from administrative roles in the former Collective bargaining agreement, CBA whose cycle came to an end in the year 2021 despite playing an indispensable role in school management.
In the previous CBA, there arose huge disparities between what and How TSC remunerated classroom teachers and school administrators- senior teachers, masters, deputies and heads in various schools.
After teachers and civil servants lamented the move by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) to freeze all salary increments for several years untill the economy recovers, things have changed after the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) received Kshs 15 Billion aimed at increasing the salaries of teachers as well as recruiting additional teachers.
As per the report published by the Daily Nation, the increment will be factored into the 2022/2023 year budget. In the same government year, teachers salaries will be expected increase as from June 2022.
This comes as good news to teachers as well as other civil servants after the teachers Service Commission had signed a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with teachers that did not have any monetary gains to teachers. The CBA was highly opposed by teachers unions which advocate for teachers welfare.
Here are the Latest TSC Salary Scales for Teachers Starting July 2021-2025
APPENDIX 1: BASIC SALARY
|Grade||TSC Scale||Basic Pay
|No. of Notches|
APPENDIX 2: COMMUTER ALLOWANCE
|Grade||TSC Scale||Commuter Allowance p.m|
APPENDIX 3: DISABILITY GUIDE ALLOWANCE
|Grade||TSC Scale||Disability Guide Allowance p.m|
APPENDIX 4: LEAVE ALLOWANCE
|Grade||TSC Scale||Annual Leave Allowance p.m|
APPENDIX 5: HOUSE ALLOWANCE
|Grade||TSC Scale||Hse1 Nairobi||Hse2 -Major Municipalities- Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Nyeri, Eldoret, Thika, Kisii and Kitale||Hse3 -Other former Minor Municipalities||Hse4 – alI other areas|
APPENDIX 6:HARDSHIP ALLOWANCE
|Grade||TSC Scale||Hardship Allowance p.m|