TSC’s CBA Salary Banding Favours Selected Teachers In New Salary Adjustments
Following the demands by the Kenya union of post primary education teachers KUPPET, on the anomalies that followed the implementation of the 2017-2021 CBA, the teachers service commission, TSC, has released the salary adjustment schedule for teachers on the TSC payroll who have not reached the maximum salary points as per the 2017-2021 CBA.
The affected job groups of teachers who will be favored in this job group banding are C4, C5, D1, D2, D3 & D4. The teachers in the mentioned job groups should expect the increment from July, 2022, when the adjustment will be effected. However, the commission maintained that the adjustment, which will be backdated to July 2020, will be subject to availability of funds.
The CBA 2021-2025 clause 7.1 and Appendix1.has indicated the salary banding for teachers. It is the same salary banding implemented in CBA 2017·2021.
Grades B5, C1, C2, C3 and D5 have reached the maximum salary points provided for in the banding by the completion of the cycle for CBA 2017-2021.
However, grades C4, C5, D1, D2, D3 and D4 have not yet attained the maximum salary points provided for in the salary banding, Thus, the need for extension of salary points for these grades from 1″ July 2020.
The extended salary progression tables were prepared for implementation on the system as depicted in the table below.
The Table indicates that for grade C4, C5, D1 and D4, the elongated salary scale points are from point three (3) to seven (7). While grades D2 and D3 the elongated salary scale points are from point two (2)to seven (7).
Teachers who reached maximum salary point on 1 July 2020 and 1 July 2021 are due arrears from the date they attained the maximum salary point to January 2022. The arrears will be processed by July 2022 when funds become available.
Kindly check the schedule and harmonize it with your latest payslip to know what your adjustment will look like.