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MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE SPECIFIED CHURCHES AND/OR INSTITUTIONS AND KENYA UNION OF DOMESTIC, HOTELS, EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, HOSPITALS AND ALLIED WORKERS IN THE MATTER OF WAGES AND OTHER CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

PREAMBLE:

The specified Churches and/or Institutions as per Appendix One to this Agreement and the Kenya Union of Domestic, Hotels, Educational Institutions, Hospitals and Allied Workers meeting together in free heart and voluntary association agree and enter into this Agreement negotiated between them at the Joint Negotiating Committee, provided any change in Appendix One shall be circulated to members of the Churches' group and the Union.

APPLICATION:

This Agreement shall apply to unionisable employees employed by the specified Churches and/or Institutions as per Appendix One to this Agreement. For the purposes of this Agreement, institutions shall mean School(s), Bookshop(s), Printing Press(es), Training and Agricultural Institution(s) specified in Appendix One to this Agreement.

PART ONE: BASIC MONTHLY WAGES

1.

(a) The basic Minimum Wages for employees other than those working in the Press Section and Agricultural Section referred to under Part I Clauses 3 and 4 shall be as provided in Appendix "B".

(b) HIGHER SALARY:

An employee in receipt of a higher salary than that allocated to the group in which he/she falls as a result of this Agreement shall continue to receive such salary without any deduction.

(c) INSTITUTION MAY PAY ABOVE AGREED RATES:

Where an institution wishes to pay an employee, or group of employees at the rates that are above the negotiated scales for that grade, the institution shall be free to do so. However, this does not mean that the institution shall negotiate separate scales directly without the Union.

(d) HOUSE ALLOWANCE:

Employees who are not housed by the employer shall receive monthly housing allowance as follows:

PART I (i) (d)HOUSE ALLOWANCE

AREA A AREA B AREA C
Grade Old rate New rate Old rate New rate Old rate New rate
I - IV

V - X

2100/=

2300/=

2600/=

2800/=

1800/=

2100/=

2300/=

2600/=

1600/=

1800/=

2100/=

2300/=

(e) AREAS (COLUMNS): (AS SHOWN IN APPENDICES A, B & C).

(i) Area A covers special Churches and Institutions in Nairobi Area, Mombasa, and Kisumu or as may be specified in Appendix one of this Agreement.

(ii) Area B covers specified Churches and Institutions in other Municipalities and Mavoko and Ruiru Town Councils or as may be specified in Appendix one of this Agreement.

(iii) Area C covers specified Churches and Institutions in all other areas or as may be specified in Appendix one of this agreement.

2. GENERAL WAGE INCREASE

1st Year w.e.f. 1/1/2012

All the employees in service as at 31st December, 2011 will be given a wage increase of 7% on their individual basic salaries with effect from 1st January, 2012.

2nd Year w.e.f. 1/1/2013

All the employees in service as at 31st December, 2012 will be given a wage increase of 7.5% on their individual basic salaries with effect from 1st January, 2013.

3. PRESS SECTION

The basic minimum wage rate for the Press Section Employees shall be as per Appendix B.

4. AGRICULTURAL SECTION

The basic minimum wage rates for Employees in Agricultural Section shall be as per Appendix C. (1)

5. DEFINITIONS - (AGRICULTURAL SECTION)

- Appendix C (2)

PART TWO: OTHER CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

1. HOURS OF WORK

(a) The normal working week for employees who normally work continuously throughout the calendar year (i.e. employees whose work is the same throughout the year) shall consist of not more than 45 hours spread over not more than 6 days of the week.

(b) Employees whose volume of work decreases substantially when the schools are closed, the normal working hours in any one week shall not exceed 62 hours. This includes periods during which the employee is held at call at his/her point of duty even if he/she is not actually working.

(c) Arrangements of hours of work for hospital employees whether on a weekly or a fortnightly basis, will be a matter for mutual agreement by Management of each hospital and their employee(s).

(d) The normal working week of a night watchman shall consist of not more than sixty (60) hours to be spread over not more than 6 shifts of the week.

2. OVERTIME

Overtime shall be payable as follows:

(a) For time worked in excess of the normal number of hours specified in Clause I of Part Two of this Agreement at one and half times the normal hourly rate.

(b) Where an employee worked on his/her rest day, he/she shall be paid for each hour worked at double basic hourly rate or shall be given off duty equivalent to the number of hours worked, subject to mutual agreement between the employee and the employer.

(c) Where an employee works on a public holiday which is his/her rest day, he/she shall be paid for all hours worked at a rate equivalent to double basic hourly rate and shall be given another day off duty in lieu of his/her rest day.

3. ANNUAL LEAVE

(a) After the completion of each period of 12 months' continuous service with an employer, an employee shall be entitled to annual leave for a period covering twenty six working days with full pay; plus either extra day's/days' pay or additional day's/days' leave for any Gazetted Public Holiday(s) which may fall within the leave period.

(b) Where employment is terminated after the completion of two or more consecutive months' service during any twelve months' leave earning period the employee will be paid on pro rata basis.

4. LEAVE TRAVELLING ALLOWANCE

(a) While proceeding on annual leave, employees shall be given leave travelling allowance as follows:

(i) All employees in all Groups in Area "A"

Kshs.3,300/= per annum

(ii) All employees in all Groups in Area "B"

Kshs.3,100/= per annum

(iii) All employees in all Groups in Area "C"

Kshs.2,400/= per annum

(b) Where there is a voluntarily established practice to provide leave travelling allowance more favourable than stipulated in paragraph (a) above those practices should continue.

5. COMPASSIONATE LEAVE

(a) An employee desirous of taking leave on compassionate grounds shall, by prior arrangements with the Employer(s), be granted such leave up to his earned entitlement under Clause 3 (a) of Part Two of this Agreement. The leave so taken shall be subsequently set off against his or her annual leave.

(b) An employee may, in addition to the leave provided for in paragraph (a) of this Clause be granted five (5) days' compassionate leave without pay in any one period of twelve months. The number of days so granted shall be agreed on between the employer and the employee.

(c) In addition to the leave provided for in paragraph (a) and (b) of this Clause and upon application, an employee may be granted further leave on compassionate grounds with or without pay, at the absolute discretion of his or her employer.

6. GAZETTED PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

(a) Employees whenever possible shall be granted leave with pay on gazetted public holiday(s) by mutual arrangements with the employer.

(b) Employees required to work on gazetted public holiday(s) shall be given alternative days off or pay in lieu.

(c) No employee shall be entitled to any gazetted public holiday(s) unless he/she works on the day preceding and following such holiday.

(d) Paragraph (c) above shall not apply to any employee(s) should such day(s) be his/her/their regular day(s) off or should sickness prevent him/her/them from having worked on such days subject to the provisions of sick leave Clause or any authorised leave.

7. SICK LEAVE

(a) Absence through sickness after two consecutive months of or who is injured other than through his or her gross neglect or other than within the terms of work injury compensation Act shall be entitled to sick leave with full pay up to a maximum of 60 days and thereafter to a further period with half pay up to a maximum of 60 days in each period of twelve month consecutive service.

(b) An employee who falls sick after the probationary period or, who is injured other than through his or her gross neglect or other than within the terms of the Workmen's Compensation Act, shall be entitled to sick leave with full pay up to a maximum of 60 days and thereafter, to sick leave with half pay to a maximum of 60 days in each period of twelve months' consecutive service.

(c) Any payment beyond 120 days referred to in paragraph (b) of this Clause will be at the discretion of the employer.

(d) Any employee claiming sick leave days with pay, must produce a medical certificate of incapacity covering the sick leave period claimed within the terms of paragraph (a) of this Clause.

8. MATERNITY LEAVE

(a) A woman employee shall be entitled to 90 days maternity leave with full pay:

Provided that:

(i) A woman who has taken 90 days maternity leave shall not forfeit her annual leave in that year.

(ii) Child birth in respect of a woman employee shall not be deemed to be sickness as provided for under Clause 7 of this Agreement.

(iii) A female employee who takes maternity leave shall not incur any loss of privileges during such period.

(iv) Absence on account of illness due to or attributed to pregnancy which occurs outside the period of leave shall be counted as sick leave subject to sick leave Clause of the Agreement.

(b) Notification of the expected confinement shall be made by the employee to the employer as soon as practicable and in any event at least three months before the expected week of confinement, provided that the employee shall not be penalised for any inaccuracy as to actual date of confinement.

(c) When applying for maternity leave the employee shall declare in writing her intention to continue in the service of the employer for a minimum period of three months after the expiry of leave.

(d) A male employee shall be entitled to two weeks paternity leave with full pay.

9. RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

An employer will give sympathetic consideration and make every effort to grant time off for any employee(s) to attend obligatory services.

10. MEDICAL TREATMENT

(a) All employees covered by this Agreement shall be provided with medical treatment in the manner prescribed in the Employment Act.

(b) Where there is reasonable cause to believe that any employee is suffering from illness or injury whether contracted as a result of the employee's work or not, the employer shall, with the consent of the employee, cause to be provided to such employee medical treatment.

(c) Such medical treatment shall be provided at the expense of the employer, unless:

(i) the illness or injury was contracted during any period when the employee was absent from his/her employment without lawful cause or

(ii) the employee has been ordered into hospital under section 26 or section 27 of the Public Health Act, or is suffering from venereal diseases, or

(iii) the illness or injury is proved to the satisfaction of the Labour Commissioner to have been contracted prior to employment or to be attributable to illness or injury contracted outside employment or contracted in circumstances not arising in the course of or out of his/her employment.

11. LETTER OF APPOINTMENT

(a) The letter of appointment shall be issued to all unionisable employees at the time of engagement. Employees who are already in the service shall be issued with letters of appointment and as far as possible the length of previous current employment shall be stated.

(b) In case the post does not fall within the categories of jobs specified in this Agreement or in the Recognition and Negotiating and Grievance procedure as being members of Management, Confidential and Supervisory Staff and Professional Staff as defined in the Recognition Agreement (i.e. Nurses, Clergy, teaching staff, etc), the letter of appointment should make clear the position.

(c) The letter of appointment to be issued to employees is attached to this Agreement and marked "Appendix D". The content of the letter of Appointment may be varied by the Churches and/or institutions to incorporate their values and any other term so long as such amendment or inclusion shall not contradict provisions of this Agreement.

12. ACTING ALLOWANCE

Where an employee is required to work in full acting capacity for a period of not less than ten (10) days in an occupation or job group, such employee shall be paid acting allowance at a rate not less than the difference between the basic monthly minimum wages for the occupation of job group in which he acts and the basic monthly minimum wages for his occupation or job group. Such allowance to be paid with effect from the date of acting, provided that acting period shall not exceed four months.

13. CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

(a) Every employee shall be given a certificate of service by his/her employer upon the termination of employment unless such employment has continued for a period of less than four consecutive weeks, and every such certificate shall contain:

(i) Name and the postal address of the employer.

(ii) Name of the employee.

(iii) The date when employment commenced.

(iv) The nature and usual place of employment.

(v) The date when employment ceased.

(vi) Such other particulars as may be prescribed.

(b) Subject to sub clause (a) of this Clause, no employer is bound to give to any employee any testimonial, reference or certificate relating to the character or performance of an employee.

(c) Any employer who wilfully or by neglect fails to give an employee a certificate of service in accordance with sub clause (a) of this Clause, or who in a certificate of service includes a statement which he knows to be false, shall be guilty of an offence.

14. CASUAL EMPLOYEES

(i) An employee shall not be on casual employment for a period of more than three months continuous employment. Thereafter, the employment becomes permanent.

(ii) Casual employee shall be paid the appropriate rate of the job on which he/she is employed and his/her daily rate shall be worked out by dividing the appropriate rate by 26.

15. PROBATIONARY PERIOD

The employees in Job Groups I IV shall be on probation for a period of two (2) months and those in Job Groups V X shall be on probation for a period of three (3) months. Provided that the probationary period may be extended for a period not exceeding one (1) month for employees in Job Groups I IV and two (2) months for employees in Job Groups V X where an employee has not performed satisfactorily during the specified probationary period.

16. TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT

(a) In the normal circumstances, it shall be a condition that employment shall be terminable by either party by giving written notice or pay in lieu of such notice as follows:

(i) For any employee with less than 5 years' continuous service: Two months' notice or pay in lieu.

(ii) For any employee who has completed 5 years' continuous service but less than 10 years' continuous service or more: Three months' notice or pay in lieu.

(iii) For any employee who has completed 10 years' continuous service or more: Four months' notice or pay in lieu.

(iv) Where the contract is to pay wages periodically at intervals of less than one month, a contract is terminable by either party at the end of any such period next following the giving of notice in writing.

(v) An employee who resigns or whose services are terminated for reasons other than gross misconduct shall be entitled to gratuity payment at the rate of 17days for each completed year of service.

(b) An employer shall reserve the right to terminate the services of any employee, instantly and without notice nor pay in lieu for reasons of gross misconduct as defined in the Laws of Kenya subject to the grievance procedure laid down in the Recognition Agreement.

(c) Reasons for the termination shall be given by the employer in writing to the employees.

17. RETIREMENT BENEFITS

(a) An employee may retire or be retired on attaining the age of 50 years or on medical grounds. Compulsory retirement will be on attainment of the age of 55 years.

(b) On retirement, an employee shall be entitled to be paid retirement benefits at the rate of 28 days for each completed year of service OR where an employee is a member of a Pension/Provident Fund Scheme, Retirement benefits shall be paid in accordance with the rules of that Scheme:-

Provided that, for any period of employment an employee was not a member of the Pension/Provident Fund Scheme, gratuity payment would only be applicable to that specific period of employment.

18. WARNING SYSTEM

An employee whose work or conduct is unsatisfactory and or, who commits an offence which in the opinion of the employer does not warrant dismissal shall be warned in writing. This action must be taken subject to the Employment Act and the negotiating procedure agreement.

The following procedure will be followed:

(a) The first, second and third warnings shall be recorded on the worker's employment card/file and copied to the shop steward. Where there is no shop steward in the establishment, such warning letter will be copied to the Branch Secretary of the Union.

(b) If any employee with three warnings recorded on his/her file commits a fourth offence within 270 (nine months) consecutive days from date of the third warning he/she will be liable to instant dismissal.

(c) If an employee completes 270 days from the date of the last warning without any further offence, all warnings recorded on his/her file will be cancelled.

(d) Receipt of all warning letters shall be acknowledged by the employees concerned by signing for them. Refusal by an employee to acknowledge receipt of a warning letter by not signing for it shall constitute an offence or a misconduct.

19. REDUNDANCY

(a) The Union shall be notified of the reasons for and the extent of the intended redundancy.

(b) The employer shall have due regard to seniority in time and to the skill, ability and reliability of each employee of the particular class of employees affected by the redundancy.

(c) No employee shall be placed at a disadvantage for being or not being a member of the Union.

(d) Any leave due to any employee who is declared redundant be paid off in cash.

(e) An employee declared redundant shall be entitled to notice or pay in lieu of notice as per Clause 16 of this Agreement.

(f) An employee declared redundant shall be entitled to severance pay at the rate of 20 days' pay for each completed year of service calculated on the monthly basic minimum wages earned at the time of redundancy.

20. LONG SERVICE INCREMENT

Where an employee has served in continuous employment for a period exceeding five years such an employee shall be entitled to the following sums of money over and above his current basic monthly wage:

Period of Service Ksh.
5 but less than 10 years 210.00
10 but less than 15 years 235.00
15 but less than 20 years 256.00
20 but less than 25 years 265.00
25 years and above 300.00

21. UNIFORMS

(a) While recognising that some jobs and grades do not need uniforms except where required by legislation or where the nature of the work to be performed requires it, the management shall provide at all times the appropriate good, not torn or tattered two uniforms or protective clothing, including footwear, which shall be worn and used during the working hours.

(b) To implement this Clause the Management may receive suggestions from the works committee, if any, as provided for in the Recognition Agreement. However, final decision as to job grade and type of uniform shall be that of Management.

(c) The employer will arrange for the maintenance of such uniforms according to the prevailing local circumstances provided that the employee shall be responsible for any loss or wilful damage to the Uniform.

22. CHECK OFF SYSTEM

(1) The Minster may make an order in writing with respect to any trade Union of employees requiring any employer who employs not less than five members of that trade Union;

(a) to deduct every month a specified sum in respect of trade union dues from the wages of his employees who are members of that trade union;

(b) to pay within the time specified proportion of the sums so deducted to that trade union by crossed cheque into an account in the name of the trade union in a specified bank.

(c) to pay within the time specified the remainder of sums so deducted (if any) to a specified federation by crossed cheque into an account in the name of that federation in a specified bank.

(d) to notify trade union and the Federation of all payments so made within the time and the manner specified in the order; and

(e) to make returns to the Registrar of all payments so made within the time and in the manner specified in the order.

(2) The Minister may at any time by order in writing revoke vary, or suspend any order made under this section.

(3) An order made under this section shall, unless otherwise provided therein, take effect on the date on which it is made.

(4) An order made under this section suspending another order shall have effect for the period specified in the order, and where no period is so specified shall have effect until revoked by an order made under this section.

(5) As soon as practicable after making an order under this section the Minister shall cause that order to be published in the Gazette.

(6) The General Secretary of a trade union in respect of which the Minister has made an order under 1 above may at any time serve on an employer who employs not less than ten members of that trade union a notice or notices in the form in the Second Schedule, requiring the employer to comply with the Minister's order in respect of the employees who are named in any such notice and who have acknowledged by their signatures therein that they are members of that trade union.

(7) The General Secretary of any trade union which has served a notice on an employer under this section shall before the tenth day in each month inform that employer in writing of the names of any members of that trade union who are employed by him and who have in the preceding month ceased to be members of that trade union.

(8) Every employer on whom a notice is served under 6 above shall comply with the Minister's Order referred to therein, subject as follows:

(a) a deduction or payment shall only be made in respect of employees who have acknowledged in the notice that they are members of the trade union concerned.

(b) where an employee notifies the employer in writing that he is not a member of the trade union concerned, no deductions or payment shall be made in any month following wages earned by that employee in any month following the month in which such notice was given, unless or until such notification is withdrawn.

(c) a deduction or payment shall only be made from the wages due to any employee where those wages, after all deductions required or permitted to be made by or under any other law have been made, exceed the sum which is required by the order to be deducted.

(d) the first deductions and payments made in pursuance of the notice shall be made in respect of the wages earned in the month following the month in which the notice is served.

(e) no deduction or payment shall be made in respect of any wages earned in any month if before the twentieth day of that month the Minister's order has been revoked or suspended and that revocation or suspension has been published in the Gazette or communicated by the Minister directly to the employer any deduction or payment in respect of wages earned in that month shall be made in accordance with the order as so varied.

(f) No deduction or payment shall be made by an Employer in respect of or during any month in which any of his employees who is a member of the trade union concerned takes part in any strike, unless and to such extent as the Minister otherwise directs by notice in writing to the employer.

(9) Every employer on whom a notice has been served under 6 above shall before the tenth day in each month inform in writing the trade union on behalf of which that notice was service of the names of any persons named in that notice who have ceased to be employed by him or who have notified him in writing that they have ceased to be members of that union.

23. DAY AND NIGHT TRANSPORT

The employer shall provide transport to employees required to work at night and shall ensure security and safety of such employees, provided that any practical problem, including non availability of transport, shall be resolved at the local level.

24. DEATH OF AN EMPLOYEE IN SERVICE

When an employee dies or is killed in employment, the employer shall contribute the sum of KShs.11,000/= towards the funeral expenses of the deceased employee. Where relevant and superior local arrangement exists, such a practice shall continue.

25. EDUCATIONAL PAID LEAVE

Upon request by the employee for a trade union related educational training course, through the trade union, the employer will allow such employee to proceed to such training course on full pay, provided that such leave shall not exceed a total period of two (2) weeks in any one given calendar year for any individual employee.

26. EFFECTIVE DATE AND DURATION

This Agreement shall be effective as from 1st January, 2012 and shall remain in force for a period of 2 years from that date and thereafter until it is amended by mutual agreement between the employers and the union, provided that the parties desiring to amend the agreement shall give one month's notice of their intention and shall set in writing the details of the amendments or alteration which such party desires.

SIGNED:

FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE SPECIFIED CHURCHES AND/OR INSTITUTIONS AS PER APPENDIX ONE TO THE AGREEMENT:

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GENERAL SECRETARYSECRETARY GENERAL

N.C.C.K.KENYA CATHOLIC SECRETARIAT

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PROVINCIAL SECRETARY

ANGLICAN CHURCH OF KENYA

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AIC INSTITUTIONS AG. NATIONAL GENERAL

JAMES KAGAI SECRETARY YMCA

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THE ARCHBISHOP CATHOLIC DIOCESE THE BISHOP CATHOLIC DIOCESE

OF NAIROBIOF ELDORET

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THE BISHOPDIRECTOR - CHAK

CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF KISII

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NATIONAL GENERAL SECRETARY YWCACEO TENWEK HOSPITAL

FOR AND ON BEHALF OF KUDHEIHA WORKERS:

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ALBERT NJERULUCY NDUNG’U

SECRETARY GENERALINDUSTRIAL RELATIONS OFFICER

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JOHN M. OMBIMAMR. J.T. MWANGI

ASST. SECRETARY GENERALSENIOR INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS OFFICER

WITNESSED BY:

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GEORGE AMBUCHE

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS OFFICER

FEDERATION OF KENYA EMPLOYERS

Signed at Nairobi on this .......................... day of ................................. 2013

APPENDIX A

JOB GROUP CLASSIFICATIONS

FROM 1/1/2010 to 31/12/2011

Group I

General workers including ward attendant

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Group II

- Aya and Assistant House Mother

- Kitchen/Pantry Assistant

- Watchman (48 hours week)

- Dhobie Assistant

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Group III

- X Ray Room Attendant

- Swimming Pool Attendant

- Unqualified Theatre Attendant

- Assistant Radio Grapher

- X-Ray Room Attendant

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Group IV

- Head Gardener

- Office Messenger

- Laboratory Assistant

- House Mother

- Boiler Operator I

- Waiter I (without a certificate)

- Bookshop/Library Attendant

- Theatre Assistant I

- Patient Attendant

- Laboratory Assistant

- Pharmacy Attendant

- Ambulance Attendant

- Mortuary Attendant

- Plaster Attendant

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Group V

- Bookshop Sales Assistant

- Laundry Operator

- Watchman (60 hours week)

- Waiter II (with a relevant certificate plus 2 years experience)

Group VI

- Artisans (Without Government Trade Test Certificate)

- Security Man

- Homecrafts Inspector

- Driver I (Vehicle not exceeding 2 tonnes tare weight)

- Caretaker

- Assistant Head Waiter

- Assistant Head Laundry Operator

- Cook for Single Homes and also may help in other areas

- Clerk I

- Telephone Operator

- Receptionist

- Theatre Assistant II

- Boiler Operator II

- Typist I (35 words per minute)

- Leather Worker

- Computer Operator

- Computer Type Setter

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Group VII

- Nursery School Teacher

- Artisans (with Government Trade Test Certificate Grade 3)

- Instructors (with Government Trade Test Certificate Grade 3)

- Clerk II

- Assistant Cook

- Head Waiter

- Head Laundry Operator

- Assistant House Keeper

- Assistant Cateress

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Group VIII

- Short Hand Typist

- Artisans (with Government Trade Test Certificate Grade 2)

- Instructors (with Government Trade Test Certificate Grade 2)

- Clerk III

- Driver II (Vehicle exceeding 2 tonnes tare weight but not exceeding 8 tonnes tare weight

- Boiler Operator III

- Shorthand Typist (35/80 words per minute)

- Cook (ordinary cook) who caters for a minimum of 100 people or more

- House Keeper

- Cateress

Group IX

- Artisans (with Government Trade Test Certificate Grade 1)

- Instructors (with Government Trade Test Certificate Grade 1)

- Driver III (Heavy Commercial Vehicles exceeding 8 tonnes tare weight.

- Theatre Assistant III

- Assistant Head Cook (can write his own menu and cater for 200 people or more)

- Assistant Senior Clerk

- Secretary

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Group X

- Senior Clerk

- Head Cook (He is in charge of the kitchen, writes his own menu and caters for 300 people or more).

- Theatre Assistant IV

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N.B.

1. Where there are more than one job title in different groups, Roman I represents the lowest scale.

2. For Government Trade Test Certificate, Grade 3 represents the lowest grade.

DESCRIPTIONS OF JOB CATEGORIES OF EMPLOYEES COVERED IN THIS AGREEMENT

Group I

- General Workers including Ward Attendant

Qualifications:Preferably literate in English and Kiswahili

Duties: Will perform unskilled duties as directed or assigned by his/her superior

Experience:Not necessary

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Group II

Ayah and Assistant House Mother

Qualifications: Preferably literate in English and Kiswahili

Duties: Child Care and house chores as may be assigned by the employer

Experience: Not very necessary

Kitchen and Pantry Assistant

Qualifications: Literate in English and Kiswahili

Duties:To mind, wish and clean cutlery, crockery and kitchen pantry. Also to set up food trolleys.

Watchman (48 hours week)

Qualifications: Literate in English and Kiswahili

Duties: To guard all the property during the night or day as assigned by Employer. To control entry and exit of visitors.

Dobie Assistant

Qualifications: Literate in English and Kiswahili

Duties: To collect duty linen and send them to the laundry. Collect the clean linen from the laundry, sort them out and distribute them accordingly.

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Group III

X Ray Room Attendant

Qualifications: Literate in English and Kiswahili and at least of form IV level.

Duties: Preparation of X ray room, collect and deliver X ray reports to respective departments as directed by the superior.

Swimming Pool Attendant

Qualifications: Literature in English and Kiswahili. Should have experience in swimming and driving and be able to save lives of the clients.

Duties: To work on the swimming pool as directed by the employer.

Unqualified Theatre Attendant

Duties: Collects Patients from wards and prepares tea for senior staff in Theatre, also does cleaning.

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Group IV

Head Gardener

Qualifications: Literate in English and Kiswahili and should experienced in gardening.

Duties: Overseeing of other gardeners

Office Messenger

Qualifications: Literate in English and Kiswahili and preferably of form four level of education.

Duties: Collect and deliver messages, prepare and serve tea, clean offices and perform other duties as may be assigned by the superior from time to time.

Laboratory Assistant

Qualifications:Literate in English and Kiswahili preferably Form IV

Duties:To perform general chores including cleaning in the laboratory under the laboratory in charge.

House Mother

Qualifications:Literate in English and Kiswahili. Preferably of Form IV Level of education. She must have attended a course at a recognised institution offering Institutional Management Courses.

Duties:To ensure the cleanliness of the rooms including the removal of the dirty linen and supply of the clean linen. He/she to work under the instruction of the officer in charge of the section.

Boiler Operator I

Qualifications:Literate in English and Kiswahili. Preferably of Form IV education level. Should have had skill improvement training on job and will work under the instruction of a Boiler Operator in charge.

Duties:To carry out simple operations like cleaning the boiler, starting and putting off boilers, checking and ensuring that water and steam Levels are adequate.

Waiter 1 (without a certificate)

Qualifications: Literate in English and Kiswahili and expected to have completed Form IV or its equivalent. No formal training is required but will have undergone on job training.

Duties:Collect food from the kitchen and serve the same to visitors or customers. Clean the dinning hall tables and return the utensils to the kitchen and ensure the general cleanliness of the dinning halls/rooms.

Bookshop/Library Attendant

Qualifications: Literate in English and Kiswahili and minimum Forms .IV level' of Education and have sound capability of communicating effectively.

Duties:Arrangement of books and to ensure the cleanliness of books and bookshelves will work under the instruction of the person incharge of the bookshop.

Theatre Assistant I

Qualifications:Literate in English and Kiswahili. Minimum education level should be of Form Four and must have worked as a general worker in the theatre before moving to this grade.

Duties:Will work under the guidance of theatre nurse and must be able to prepare packs and sterilise instruments.

Patient Attendant

Qualifications:Literate in English and Kiswahili and minimum secondary school education of Form IV

Duties:To work under a qualified nurse and to do as directed.

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GROUP V

Bookshop Sales Assistant

Qualifications: Literate in English and Kiswahili and must have undergone a Sales Training on job.

Duties:Selling of books and other stationery in the bookshop. He/she will be responsible to the person in charge or the bookshop.

Laundry Operator

Qualifications:Literate in English and Kiswahili preferably of form IV secondary education and can be trained on job.

Duties:To operate laundry machinery effectively and may supervise people working in the section.

Watchman (60 hours week)

Qualifications: Literate in English and Kiswahili and good ability to communicate effectively.

Duties: To guard all the property during the day and night as assigned by the employer. To control the entry and exit of visitors within the premises.

Waiter II (with relevant certificate) or 2 years experience

Qualifications: Literate in English and Kiswahili with a minimum education standard of Form IV. He should have a certificate from an institution offering (institutional management courses)

Duties:To serve in a medium sized institution catering for a big number of people.

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GROUP VI:

Artisans (without Government Trade Test Certificate)

Qualifications: Literate in English and Kiswahili. May not have undergone formal training but must have gone on job training and conversant with the trade.

Duties:Should be able to carry out elementary tasks of either masonry, plumbing, carpentry or vehicle mechanics.

Security Man

Qualifications:Minimum Form iv School Certificate and must have undergone police training.

Duties:Should be able to carry out: independent investigations and submit written report in English. He should also be able to give evidence in a court of law.

Home Crafts Instructor

Qualifications:Four years secondary education and or with 3 years practical experience on job.

Duties:They are persons other than qualified teachers whose job is to instruct group of women in home craft subjects.

Driver I

Qualifications:Literate in English and Kiswahili. Should be holding a valid, clean driving licence of a class which will enable him to drive a vehicle not exceeding 2 tones.

Duties:To drive the above said vehicle as may be directed by his employer. Also to make sure that: the vehicle is clean and in good working condition all times.

Caretaker

Qualifications:Literate in English and Kiswahili with ability to communicate effectively. Should be of Form IV school certificate.

Duties: To take care of the property (Buildings and other properties within the buildings). To co ordinate the security team and make sure that the buildings and other properties are properly maintained. To keep the keys of all entrances.

Assistant Head Waiter

Qualification:Literate in English and Kiswahili with a minimum education level of Form IV. He should have a certificate from an institution offering institutional management courses . Should have an experience as a waiter for 5 years.

Duties: To serve in a large size catering institutions and assisting the head waiter to supervise the rest of the Waiters. Can also act in the absence of he head waiter.

Assistant Head Laundry Operator

Qualifications:Literate in English and Kiswahili with a minimum education level of Form IV. He should have practical experience of not less than five years on job.

Duties:To operate laundry machinery effectively to organise all other activities carried out in the laundry section. Can also act in the absence of the head laundry operator.

Cook for single homes and may also help in other areas.

Qualifications:Literate in English and Kiswahili. No formal training may be required hut some experience in cooking may be necessary.

Duties:To cook for few people living in a single home and may also be assigned some duties by employer where appropriate.

Clerk I

Qualifications:Minimum Form TV school certificate. Good command of English and Kiswahili languages both in written and spoken should be capable of grasping new ideas. No formal professional training is required.

Duties:Writing and keeping of records, retrieving of those records whenever they are needed. To perform other clerical duties as may be assigned by employer from time to time and work in any department or section.

Telephone Operator

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV school certificate. Good command of English and Kiswahili languages both in written and spoken. Should have good ability to communicate effectively.

Duties: To operate the telephone switchboard thus controlling incoming telephones and outgoing telephones. May also be required to take telephone messages.

Receptionist.

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV school certificate. Good command of English and Kiswahili languages both in written and spoken Should have good ability to communicate effectively.

Duties:To man the reception desk thus, control incoming visitors and assist them by directing them to various place(sections they would like to go to). To record down the names of visitors that come in for security reasons.

-Theatre Assistant II

Qualifications:Minimum Education level should be For IV. Must have at least five years of experience in the theatre and have worked as theatre assistant before being promoted to his grade, of Theatre Assistant II.

Duties:Will work under the guidance of theatre nurse and must be able to scrub an assist in all cases plus take on "calls" prepare packs and sterilize instruments Also be able to supervise other staff working in the theatre.

-Boiler Operator II

Qualifications: Minimum Form IV level of education Should have had skill improvement training on job and will work under this instruction of a boiler operator 'charge. A continuous five years of experience will be necessary before on is promoted to this grade. Must; have worked as a Boiler Operator I and have I comprehensive training at National. Industrial Training Centre expected to service the Boiler and an associated equipment.

Duties:To carry out simple operations like cleaning the boiler, checking and ensuring that water and steam levels are adequate, May also supervise other staff working in the Boiler room.

Typist I

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV level of education. Typing speed of at least 35 words per minute. This is a copy typist who may not require other forms of training.

Duties:To type from given copies to file and retrieve those records when needed. May also attend to Franking machines and organize for postage.

Leather Worker

Qualifications:Literature in English and Kiswahili. Preferably Form IV

Duties:Involved in leather work e.g. making of leather shoes, handbags, belts etc. Must have undergone on job training and some good experience in the industry.

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Group VII

Nursery School Teacher

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV School Certificate Division III or 8 4 4 D+. A professional certificatefrom "Kindergarten Headmistress Association" (KHA) recognised institution. Should have experience of at least 2 years.

Duties:To teach and care for pre primary children. Will work under the supervision of the Headmistress incharge of the nursery school and will also perform other duties as may be assigned by the superior.

Artisans (with GTTC Grade 3)

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV level of Secondary Education preferably Division II or 8 4 4 D+. A professional Government Trade Test Certificate Grade 3 or Elementary Craftsman Certificate.

Duties:Work in the related field performing appropriate functions. Will work under the supervision of somebody holding a GTTC Grade 2.

Instructor (with GTTC Grade 3)

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV level of Secondary Education preferably Division III or 8 4 4 D . A professional Government Trade Certificate Grade 3 or Elementary Craftsman Certificate. At least 4 years experience is required.

Duties:To instruct the students preparing for various trade tests. To work under the college in charge.

Clerk II

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV Division III or C in 8 4 4 system of education with 3 years experience in a relevant department. Some professional training e.g. examination leading to stores, accounts, sales or purchasing clerk will be required.

Duties:Will work as a clerk but in his line of speciality thus will be deployed in a section or department according to his line of training.

Assistant Cook

Qualifications:At least Form IV level of education and 2 years experience in cookery. A certificate from a catering institution may be required.

Duties:To cook in an institution that caters for less than 100 people.

Head Waiter

Qualifications:Literate in English and Kiswahili with a minimum Education level of Form IV. Should have a certificate from an institution offering institutional management courses. Should have an experience on job as a waiter of 8 years.

Duties:To serve in a large size catering institution and being in charge of all other waiters. To ensure that a best service is given to the clients.

Head Laundry Operator

-Assistant House Keeper

-Assistant Cateress

Qualification:Minimum Form IV level of secondary education with a D+ pass. Professional certificate from a recognised institution. Should have three years experience

Group VIII

Artisans (with GTTC Grade 2)

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV level of Secondary School education. A professional Government Trade Test Grade 2 will be required plus practical experience of not less than 5 years.

Duties:Work in related field performing appropriate functions under the supervision of an officer holding a GTTC Grade I.

Instructor (with GTTC Grade 2)

Qualifications:Minimum form IV level of secondary Education preferably Division III or Grade C of 8 4 4 system of education. A professional Government Trade Test Certificate Grade 2 will be required. 5 years experience is necessary.

Duties:To instruct students preparing for various trade tests. he will work under the college in charge.

Clerk III

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV Division III or Grade C in the 8 4 4 system of education with 5 years practical experience in relevant department. Some professional training e.g. examination leading to stores, accounts sales or purchasing clerk will be required at intermediate level.

Duties:Will work as a clerk but in his line of speciality thus will be deployed in a section or department according to his line of training.

Driver II

Qualifications:Literate in English and Kiswahili languages. Should hold a valid clean driving licence of a class which should enable him drive a vehicle exceeding 2 tonnes tare weight but not exceeding 8 tonnes.

Duties:To drive the above-mentioned vehicle as may be directed by his employer from time to time. Also to make sure that the vehicle is clean and in good working conditions at all times.

Boiler Operator III

Qualifications:Must be of Form IV level of education and must have worked as Boiler Operator II. Must have undergone a comprehensive training at National Industrial Training Centre.

Duties:Should operate the Boiler, be in charge and expected to service the Boiler and associated equipment.

Shorthand Typist II

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV of education. Typing speed of 35 words per minute and a shorthand speed of 80 words per minute. This is a shorthand typist who will require an additional training in shorthand.

Duties:To take shorthand notes and type from those notes and to perform other office routine.

Cook (Ordinary Cook)

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV level of Education and 3 years experience in cookery. A certificate from an institution offering institutional management courses will be required.

Duties:To cook and be in charge of the kitchen in an institution that caters to minimum 100 people.

- House Keeper/Cateress

Qualification:-Minimum Form IV level of secondary education with at least a D+ pass. Professional certificate from a recognised institution. Should have 3 years experience as an Assistant House Keeper/Cateress

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Group IX

Artisans (with GTTC Grade I)

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV level of secondary education Division III or Grade C of the 8 4 4 system of education. A professional Government Trade Test. Certificate Grade I will be required plus practical experience of 7 years.

Duties:Work in the related field performing appropriate functions and being in charge.

Instructor (with GTTC Grade I)

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV level of Secondary Education Division III or grade C of the 8 4 4 system of education. A professional Government Trade Test Certificate Grade I will be required plus practical experience of 7 years.

Duties:To instruct students preparing for various trade tests and will be in charge.

Driver (Heavy Commercial Vehicles)

Qualifications:Literate in English and Kiswahili languages preferably of Form IV secondary school level. Should have a minimum of 5 years driving experience. Should hold a valid driving licence of a class to enable him drive a heavy commercial vehicle exceeding 8 tonnes tare weight.

Duties:To drive the above mentioned vehicle as may be directed by his employer from time to time. Also to ensure that the vehicle is clean and in good working conditions at all times.

Theatre Assistant III

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV of education or Grade C of the 8 4 4 system of education. Must have eight years of experience in the theatre and must have worked as Theatre Assistant I or II before being promoted to this grade of Theatre Assistant III.

Duties:Will work under the guidance of theatre nurse and must be able to prepare packs and sterilize instruments and carry out all Theatre functions by assisting in all cases "calls" and stand "by". Also be able to supervise other staff working in the Theatre.

Assistant Head Cook

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV level of education preferably Divisions III or D+ of 8 4 4 system of Education. Should have 5 years experience in cookery. A certificate from an institution offering institutional management courses will be required.

Duties:To write his own menu, and cook for 200 people or more. He will also be in charge of the kitchen.

Assistant Senior Clerk

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV Division III or Grade C in the 8 4 4 system of education with 8 years practical experience in relevant department. Some professional training e.g. examinations leading to stores, accounts, sales or purchasing clerk will be required at intermediate level.

Duties:Will work as a clerk but in his line of speciality thus will be deployed in a section or department according to his line of training. Above all he will be senior and thus supervise the other clerks.

Secretary

QualificationsSecretaries who do not handle matters of confidential nature may join the Union and be placed at Grade Nine (9)

Qualification:Must possess Kenya Certificate of secondary examination with at least a D+ pass. A Kenya National Examination Council Certificate with the following qualifications

•Typing II - 40 words per minute

•Short hand II - 90 words per minute

•Business English II

•Office Practice II

•Secretarial Duties II

•Office Management III

Group X

Senior Clerk

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV Division III or Grade C in the 8 4 4 system of Education with not less than 8 years practical experience in relevant department. Professional training at an advanced level will be required.

Duties:Will work as a clerk (senior) but in his line of speciality thus will be deployed to work in a section or department according to his line of training. Above all, he will be in charge of all clerks.

Head Cook

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV level of education preferably Division III or Grade C of the 8 4 4 system of education. Should have 8 years experience in cookery. A certificate from an institution offering institutional management courses will be necessary.

Duties:To write his own menu, to cook and be incharge of a kitchen catering for minimum 300 people.

Theatre Assistant IV

Qualifications:Minimum Form IV level of Education or Grade C of the 8 4 4 system of Education. Musthave experience of not less than 10 years in the theatre and must have worked as Theatre Assistant IV.

Duties:Will work under the guidance of theatre nurse and must be able to prepare packs and sterilize instruments. Also will be incharge of all other staff in the Theatre. Must be able to perform all Theatre functions of a senior nature and to delegate duties and supervise his subordinates.

APPENDIX B - WAGES SCHEDULE

Previous Wages 31/1/2011

Kshs.

Wages Increase w.e.f. 1/1/2012

Kshs.

Basic Minimum Wages w.e.f. 1/1/2012

Kshs.

Wages Increases w.e.f. 1/1/2013

Kshs.

Basic Minimum Wages w.e.f. 1/1/2013

Kshs.

A B C A B C A B C A B C A B C
I

II

III

IV

V

VI

VII

VIII

IX

X

9507

9764

10419

11113

12126

13725

16685

20088

20889

24286

8881

9045

9853

10254

10533

12517

15583

18837

19671

23082

7347

7484

8174

8474

8590

10344

12888

16362

16258

19073

665

683

729

778

849

961

1168

1406

1462

1700

622

633

690

718

737

876

1091

1319

1377

1616

514

524

572

593

601

724

902

1145

1138

1335

10172

10447

11148

11891

12975

14686

17853

21494

22351

25986

9503

9678

10543

10972

11270

13393

16674

20156

21048

24698

7861

8008

8746

9067

9191

11068

13790

17507

17396

20408

763

784

836

892

973

1101

1339

1612

1676

1949

713

726

791

823

845

1004

1251

1512

1579

1852

590

601

656

680

689

830

1034

1313

1305

1531

10935

11231

11984

12783

13948

15787

19192

23106

24028

27935

10215

10404

11333

11795

12116

14398

17924

21667

22627

26550

8451

8608

9402

9747

9881

11898

14824

18820

18701

21939

PART I (i) (d)HOUSE ALLOWANCE

AREA A AREA B AREA C
Grade Old rate New rate Old rate New rate Old rate New rate
I - IV

V - X

2100/=

2300/=

2600/=

2800/=

1800/=

2100/=

2300/=

2600/=

1600/=

1800/=

2100/=

2300/=

APPENDIX "B (1)" (PRINTING SECTION) - JOB TITLES

(a) (i)Compositor

(ii) Machine Minder Cylinder

(iii) Paste Up Artist

With Five years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

With four years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

With three years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

With Two years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

With One years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

(b) (i) Blinder

(ii) Plate Mader

With five years' or more experience in Areas 'A', 'B' and 'C'

With four years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

With three years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

With two years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

With one years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

(c) (i)Machine Minder Plate:

(ii) Litho Film Assembler (Sripper):

With five years or more experience in Areas 'A' 'B' and 'C'

With four years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

With three years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

With two years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

With one years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

(d) CAMERA OPERATOR

With five years or more experience in Areas 'A', 'B' and 'C'

With four years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

With three years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

With two years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

With one years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

(e) (i) Folder

(ii) Cutter

(iii) Stapler

(iv) Collator

With five years' or more experience in Areas 'A', 'B' and 'C'

With four years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

With three years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

With two years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

With one years' or more experience in Areas 'A, 'B' and 'C'

WAGES SCHEDULE - PRESS SECTION

The basic wage rates for the Press Section employees is as per Appendix B.

APPENDIX "C" (AGRICULTURE) JOB TITLES

(a)UNSKILLED EMPLOYEES

(i) Aged 18 years and over

(ii) Under 18 years of age

(iii) Stockman, Herdman and Watchman:

(1) Aged 18 years and over

(2) Under 18 years of age

(b) SKILLED AND SEMI SKILLED EMPLOYEES (26 DAYS MONTH)

(i) House Servants and Cooks

(ii) Farm Foreman

(iii) Farm Clerk

(iv) Section Foreman

(v) Farm Artisan

(vi) Tractor Driver

(vii) Combine Harvester Driver

viii) Lorry Driver or Car Driver

AGRICULTURAL SECTION:

The basic minimum wage rates for Employees in Agricultural Section shall be as per Appendix "C(1)".

APPENDIX "C (1)"

AGRICULTURE - WAGES SCHEDULE

JOB GROUP PREVIOUS BMW AS AT 31/12/2011 WAGE INCREASES W.E.F. 1/1/2012 BASIC MINIMUM WAGE W.E.F. 1/1/2012 WAGE INCREASES W.E.F. 1/1/2013 BASIC MINIMUM WAGES W.E.F. 1/1/2013
KSHS. KSHS. KSHS. KSHS. KSHS.
(a) 4412

3103

3563

5001

309

217

249

350

4721

3320

3812

5351

354

298

344

401

5075

4258

4917

5752

(b) 4922

7767

7767

5014

5155

5481

6018

6297

345

544

544

351

361

384

421

441

5267

8311

8311

5365

5516

5865

6439

6738

395

623

623

402

414

440

483

505

5662

8934

8934

5767

5930

6305

6922

7243

APPENDIX "C (2)"

DEFINITIONS (AGRICULTURAL SECTION)

(a) Farm Clerk

Means a person who is employed full time in the farm office and who is capable of keeping farm records and of maintaining accurately books of account. To qualify for the minimum wage as a farm clerk the employee must be in possession of a certificate showing that he has passed the certificate of Primary Education and gained at least not less than fifteen points.

(b) Farm Foreman

Means a person who is in overall control of all labour on a farm or in the case of larger farms, a person who is in overall control of one section of the farm's activities. In either event a farm foreman is required to be sufficiently trained and experienced in his job, so as to be left in complete charge for limited periods.

(c) Section Foreman

Means a person to whom supervisory responsibilities have been delegated, as opposed to such foreman commonly known as "Nyapara" whose normal task is only to supervise the work of a limited number of unskilled workers in the field. Section Foreman shall include a Senior Pigman and Senior Poultryman being persons who are in charge of a substantial number of livestock and who have under them one or more labourers.

(d) Lorry or Car Driver

Means a person employed as either a driver of a load carrying vehicle or of a car and is in possession of a current driving licence for the class of vehicle concerned.

(e) Tractor Driver

Means a person who has completed six months as a learner driver and has satisfied his employer that he is able to take complete charge of a tractor and operate it and all implements associated with it so as to complete a given task in the field without supervision and includes an employee in charge of a harvester which is not self propelled but which is drawn by a tractor.

(f) Farm Artisan

Means a person who is capable of carrying out elementary tasks of either masonry, plumbing, carpentry or vehicle mechanics associated with work on a farm with reasonable proficiency. This category does not include employees erecting ordinary fencing on farms.

(g) Combine Harvester Driver

Means a person who can fulfil the requirements of a tractor driver as defined above but in addition is able to operate a self propelled combine harvester.

APPENDIX "D"

LETTER OF APPOINTMENT

Dear Sir,

This letter confirms your appointment as an employee of................................. on the following terms and conditions of service.

Duties

You will be employed initially as a ......................... but your functions and duties may be altered at the discretion of Management.

Date of Commencement:

...................................

Salary:

You will be paid a salary of ...................... This salary will be in arrears at the end of each month.

Probation:

You will be on probation in the first instance for a period of ................. during which time notice on either side will be required.

Notice Period

On the satisfactory completion of the probation period ................... notice of termination of service must be given in writing by either side, or pay in lieu of notice.

Confidential Matters:

You will not, without the consent of the Employer, disclose any of its secrets or other confidential matters to anyone not authorised to receive them.

Termination of Employment:

At any time after satisfactory completion of your probationary period the employer shall be entitled to terminate this Agreement by giving you one calendar month's notice, in writing, or to pay you one month's salary in lieu of such notice without assigning reasons thereto. This is without prejudice to the Employer's right to terminate period of service. Should you wish to leave the service of the Employer, you must give the employer one calendar month's notice of your intention or forfeit your salary for the period by which your notice falls short of one calendar month.

Retirement Benefits:

Retirement benefits will be paid in accordance with the provisions of Clause 17 of this Agreement.

Standing Orders:

You are required to make yourself familiar with, and abide by such Standing Orders as shall from time to time be issued by the Employer.

You will not, without the consent of the Employer, engage in any other business which would be in conflict with your duties as a full time employee of the employer or occupation except that of the Employer.

This letter is sent to you in duplicate, and shall be glad if you will sign one and return it to us, signifying that you accept our terms.

Unionisation:

Although no employee is required by Management to become a Union member, the holder of this post may/or may not at his own discretion become a member of the union because of the nature of his employment.

It is drawn to the employee's attention that the terms of the Agreement covering working conditions and wages in positions that may permit Union membership have been negotiated by the KUDHEIHA Workers' on behalf of its members.

THIS POSITION IS UNIONISABLE

SIGNED: ..................

APPENDIX 1

A.N.C.CK. INSTITUTIONS

AREA A

1.N.C.C.K-Nairobi

2.N.C.C.K-Mombasa Town Office

AREA B

1. Limuru Conference and Country Home

2. Kanamai Conference and Holiday Centre (North Coast)

3. St. Pauls United Theological College – Limuru

4. Nakuru Community Centre

5. Kisumu Christian Fellowship Centre

6. Eldoret Community Centre

AREA C

1. Kalkol Children Home – Turkana

2. Isiolo Children Home-Isiolo

3. Olmoran Centre -Laikipia

B.KENYA CATHOLIC SECRETARIAT – DIOCESES AND INSTITUTIONS

AREA A

1. Nyinawa Mumbi/Most Sisters of Precious Blood -Nairobi

2. Uzima Dispensary -Nairobi

3. ASN Catholic Mission R. Nite Dispensary -Nairobi

4. St. Mukasa Dispensary -Nairobi

5. Mukuru Central Community Base Health (MMM) -Nairobi

6. Comboni Sisters -Nairobi

7. Maria Domenica Dispensary -Nairobi

8. St Thomas Aquinas Major Seminary -Nairobi

9. St Mary’s School -Nairobi

10. Catholic Dispensary Kariobangi -Nairobi

11. Catto Lengo Health Centre-Nairobi

12. St. Teresa Parish Dispensary -Nairobi

13. Fatima Health Centre -Nairobi

14. Jamaa Home and Maternity Hospital-Nairobi

15. Mary Immaculate Bahati Dispensary -Nairobi

AREA B

1. Catholic Diocese of Kisii

2. Diocese of Kitui

3. Watakatifu Wote Senta – Ngong – Kajiado

4. Mary Help of the Sick Mission Hospital – Thika

5. St. Luke’s Hospital – North Kinangop

6. Diocese of Kericho

7. Diocese of Meru

8. Diocese of Nakuru

9. Archdiocese of Kisumu

10. St. Luke’s Nursing School

11. Kaplong Hospital

12. Embu Diocese

13. Machakos Diocese

14. Archdiocese of Nyeri

15. Kitale Diocese

16. Eldoret Diocese

17. Murang’a Diocese

18. Mathari Diocese

19. Kakamega Diocese

20. Ngong Diocese

21. Bungoma Diocese

AREA C

1. Catholic Diocese (Naromoro) – Nyeri

2. Nthangaiya Dispensary Runyenjes – Embu

3. Naromoru Disabled Children Home – Kiambu

4. Kagwe Catholic Church Dispensary – Kiambu

5. Assumption Sisters of Kiriko Dispensary – Gituamba

6. Assumption Sisters Gichereni Dispensary – Kiambu

7. Ngambo Secondary School

8. Ndundu Health Centre – Ruiru

9. Holy Cross Dispensary Thigio – Kiambu

10. Lioki Dispensary – Kiambu

11. St. Mathias Mulumba Theological Seminary – Kapsabet

12. St. Mary Major Seminary – Moro

13. Butula Health Centre – Bungoma

14. Amekula Health Centre – Bungoma

15. Chelelemuk Health Centre – Bungoma

16. Bishop Ndungi Primary School – Molo

17. St. Joseph Seminary – Molo

18. Baraka Farmers College – Molo

19. Rongai Technical Agricultural Institute

20. Mercy Hospital

21. Arutoni Secondary School

22. Ortum Hospital

23. Tinganga Catholic Dispensary – Kiambu

24. Immaculate Heart of Mary Hospital – Thika

25. Kilgoris Hospital – Transmara

26. St. Augustine Senior Seminary Mabanga – Bungoma

27. Misikhu Mission Hospital – Bungoma

28. Holy Family Mission Hospital – Nangina – Funyula

29. St. Anthony Health Centre – Bungoma

30. Diocese of Homa Bay

31. Mwea Mission Hospital – Kirinyaga

32. St. Michael Boarding Primary, Kirinyaga

33. St. Agnes Boarding, Kirinyaga

34. St Mary’s Mission Hospital – Mumias

35. Nazareth Hospital – Riara

INSTITUTIONS IN THE FOLLOWING DIOCESES BUT OUTSIDE THE MUNICIPALITY

1. Embu Diocese

2. Machakos Diocese

3. Kitale Diocese

4. Eldoret Diocese

5. Murang’a Diocese

6. Kakamega Diocese

7. Ngong Diocese

8. Bungoma Diocese

9. Kericho Diocese

10. Kisii Diocese

11. Mt. Kenya Diocese

AIC INSTITUTIONS

AREA B

1. Kijabe Hospital

2. Kijabe Station Management

3. Moffat College

4. Kijabe Motel

5. Rift Valley Academy

6. Litein Hospital

7. AIC – CURE International Children Hospital

AREA C

Kapsowar Hospital

YMCA BRANCHES/INSTITUTIONS

AREA A

Nairobi

Mombasa

Kisumu

AREA B

Limuru

Thika

Ngecha

Busia

Chavakali

Kisumu

Nakuru

Naivasha

Nyeri

Meru

Kakamega

Eldoret

AREA C

Mugona – Meru

Gatuatine

Githumu

Indangalasia

Kondo

Kilifi

Siaya

Anyiko

Kisii

Siaya

YWCA INSTITUTIONS

AREA A

Nairobi

Mombasa

Kisumu

AREA B

Meru

Kisii

AREA C

Tana River

Siaya

CHAK

Nairobi (Friends Lugulu Missions Hospital, Kijabe Hospital)

ANGLICAN CHURCH OF KENYA INSITUTIONS

AREA A

1.Mombasa Diocesan Office

2.ACK Guest House – Likoni

3.Bishop Hannington Institute

4.All Saints Cathedral – Nairobi

5.All Parishes – Nairobi

6.Church Commissioners for Kenya Nairobi

7.ACK Language and Orientation School Nairobi

8.ACK Guest House Nairobi

9.Trinity Bible College

10.Church Army Jogoo Road Nairobi

11.Uzima Press Act Print – Nairobi

12.Maridadi fabrics – Nairobi

13.CITC Pumwani Nairobi

14.All Saints Nursery School – Nairobi

15.All Saints Primary School – Nairobi

16.St. John Community Centre – Nairobi

17.St. John High School– Nairobi

18.Pumwani Boys Hostel – Nairobi

19.Diocesan Bookshop– Nairobi

20.St. Nicholas Community Centre

21.CITC Kisumu-Maseno South

AREA B

1. Diocesan Headquarters-Bungoma

2. Diocesan Office-Butere

3. “-Eldoret

4. “-Embu

5. “-Kirinyaga

6. St. Andrews Theological College-Kabare

7. Diocesan Office-Kitale

8. “-Kitui

9. “-Machakos

10. “-Maseno North

11. “-Maseno South

12. Dental Unit-Maseno South

13.

14. Alpha House – Kisumu-Maseno South

15. Diocesan Office-Maseno West

16. St. Julian Academy-Mombasa

17. Mission for Sea Men – Mombasa

18. St. Luka’s Hospital Kaloleni, Kilifi, Mombasa

19. Ufanisi Youth Centre – Kilifi, Mombasa

20. Diocesan Office – Mt. Kenya Central

21. Diocesan Office – Mt. Kenya South

22. CITC Thika – Mt. Kenya South

23. St. Julian’s Centre – Limuru

24. Diocesan Office – Mr. Kenya West

25. Ethi Health Centre – Nanyuki - Mt. Kenya West

26. Mobile Helath Service Coordinator – Nanyuki

27. Diocesan Office – Nakuru

28. St. Nicholas Centre Home – Nakuru

29. Diocesan Office – Nyahururu

30. Diocesan Office – South Nyanza

31. Diocesan Office – Taita Taveta

32. Diocesan Bookshop – Eldoret

33. Diocesan Bookshop – Embu

34. By Faith Bookshop – Kerugoya

35. Diocesan Office – Meru

36. Imani Bookshop – Nakuru

37. Cathedral Nursery School - Nakuru

AREA C

1. All Parishes-Bungoma

2. All Parishes-Butere

3. Mulwanda Clinic-Butere

4. Namasoli Health Clinic-Butere

5. Shimwenji Bookshop-Butere

6. Shimwenji Bookshop Khwisero-Butere

7. Shimwenji Sewing School-Butere

8. St. John Clinic Mukhombe-Butere

9. All Parishes – Eldoret

10. Kong’oror Health Centre

11. CBHC Kapsabet – Eldoret

12. St. Paul’s Theological College – Kapsabet, Eldoret

13. All Parishes – Embu

14. Farmers Training Centre – Embu

15. Kamuthuoga Training Centre – Embu

16. Diocesan office – Kajiado

17. All parishes – Kajiado

18. Masai Rural Training Centre – Kajiado

19. Kajiado Youth and Conference Centre – Kajiado

20. Diocesan Office – Katakwa

21. All parishes – Katakwa

22. Hoito Mission Clinic – Katakwa

23. Chelebei Mission Clinic – Katakwa

24. Cheptais Mission Dispensary – Katakwa

25. Chemasiri Mission Dispensary – Katakwa

26. All Parishes – Kirinyaga

27. By Faith B/shop Kiamutugu – Kirinyaga

28. By Faith B/shop Wanguru – Kirinyaga

29. St. Stephen Evangelists

30. Training Centre – Marsabit Kirinyaga

31. All Parishes – Kitale

32. Kodich Youth Polytechnic – Kapenguria

33. St. Francis School for the Blind – Kapenguria, Kitale

34. Bishop Muge Conference Centre, Kitale

35.All Parishes – Kitui

36. Syongila Lay Training and Development Centre – Kitui

37. St. Luke’s CPK Integrated Centre for the Blind – Kitui

38. All Parishes – Machakos

39. All Parishes – Maseno North

40. Maseno Hospital – Maseno North

41. St. Philip’s Theological College – Maseno

42. Diocesan Bookshop = Maseno North

43. All Parishes – Maseno South

44. Maseno School for the Deaf – Maseno South

45. All Parishes – Maseno West

46. Ngiya Helath Centre – Maseno West

47. Saradid Rural Programme – Nyilima – Maseno West

48. Uriri Health Centre – Sawagongo – Maseno West

49. Diocesan Office – Mbeere

50. All Parishes – Mbeere

51.All Parishes – Meru

52. All Parishes – Mombasa

53. Mwareni Unit for Mentaly Handicapped Mariakani – Mombasa

54. All Parishes – Mt. Kenya Central

55. McGregor Institute of Christian Education

56. Mission and Evangelism – Waithaga – Mt. Kenya Central

57. CITC Muranga – Kahuro – Mt. Kenya Central

58. Karaha Vocational Training Centre – Muranga – Mt. Kenya Central

59. Mt. Kenya Central Guest House – Muranga – Mt. Kenya Central

60. All Parishes – Mt. Kenya South

61. Bishop Kariuki Integrated Centre – Mt. Kenya South

62. All Parishes – Mt. Kenya West

63. Arjiju Health Centre – DOLDOL Mt. Kenya West

64. Diocesan Office – Mumias

65. All Parishes – Mumias

66. All Parishes – Nakuru

67. Mission and Evangelism – Nakuru

68. Berea Farm – Nakuru

69. Berea Theological College – Nakuru

70. Diocesan Office – Nambale

71. All Parishes – Nambale

72. All Parishes – Nyahururu

73. All Parishes – South Nyanza

74. Tom Mboya Health Centre – Mbita – South Nyanza

75. Ogande Community Health Centre – South Nyanza – Homa Bay

76. All Parishes – Taiva Taveta

METHODIST CHURCH INSTITUTIONS

AREA A

Nairobi Synod (Head Office_

Pwani Synod

Mombasa Community Centre

AREA B

Western Synod

Kaaga Synod

Upweoni Community Centre – Nairobi

Meru Bookshop

AREA C

Singwaya Synod

Miathene Synod

Nkubu Synod

Nyambene Synod

Marimanti Rural Training Centre

Mene Methodist Hospital

Specified Churches and/or Institutions - 2012

Start date: → 2012-01-01
End date: → 2013-12-31
Name industry: → Entertainment, culture, sports
Public/private sector: → In the private sector
Concluded by:
Names associations: → Specified Churches and/or Institutions
Names trade unions: → Kenya Union of Domestic, Hotels, Educational Institutes, Hospitals and Allied Workers

SICKNESS AND DISABILITY

Maximum for sickness pay (for 6 months): → 50 %
Maximum days for paid sickness leave: → 120 days
Provisions regarding return to work after long-term illness, e.g. cancer treatment: → 
Paid menstruation leave: → No
Pay in case of disability due to work accident: → No

WORK AND FAMILY ARRANGEMENTS

Maternity paid leave: → 13 weeks
Maternity paid leave restricted to 100 % of basic wage
Job security after maternity leave: → Yes
Prohibition of discrimination related to maternity: → No
Prohibition to oblige pregnant or breastfeeding workers to perform dangerous or unhealthy work: → 
Workplace risk assessment on the safety and health of pregnant or nursing women: → 
Availability of alternatives to dangerous or unhealthy work for pregnant or breastfeeding workers: → 
Time off for prenatal medical examinations: → 
Prohibition of screening for pregnancy before regularising non-standard workers: → 
Prohibition of screening for pregnancy before promotion: → 
Facilities for nursing mothers: → No
Employer-provided childcare facilities: → No
Employer-subsidized childcare facilities: → No
Monetary tuition/subsidy for children's education: → No
Paid leave per year in case of caring for relatives: → 5 days
Paternity paid leave: → 14 days

EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS

Trial period duration: → 90 days
Part-time workers excluded from any provision: → 
Provisions about temporary workers: → 
Apprentices excluded from any provision: → 
Minijobs/student jobs excluded from any provision: → 

WORKING HOURS, SCHEDULES AND HOLIDAYS

Working hours per week: → 45.0
Working days per week: → 6.0
Paid annual leave: → 26.0 days
Paid annual leave: → 4.0 weeks
Paid bank holidays: → Christmas Day (25th December), Easter Monday, Army Day / Feast of the Sacred Heart/ St. Peter & Paul’s Day (30th June), Chile Independence Day (18th September), John Chilembwe Day (15th January)
Rest period of at least one day per week agreed: → Yes
Provisions on flexible work arrangements: → 

WAGES

Wages determined by means of pay scales: → No
Wages specified according to skill level: → 0
Wages specified according to job title: → 1
Adjustment for rising costs of living: → 0

Wage increase

Wage increase: → 7.0 %
Wage increase starts: → 2012-01

Extra payment for annual leave

Extra payment for annual leave: → KES 3300.0

Premium for overtime work

Premium for overtime work: → 150 % of basic wage

Premium for Sunday work

Premium for Sunday work: → 200 %

Allowance for seniority

Allowance for seniority: → KES 210.0 per month
Allowance for seniority after: → 5 years of service

Meal vouchers

Meal allowances provided: → No
Free legal assistance: → 
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