Connect with us

Politics

Win for MCAs in fight for fat pay

They claim the salary capping has negatively affected the effective functioning of the 47 County Assemblies and County Governments

Published

on

The Salary Remuneration Commission (SRC) has been restrained from effecting salary pay cut for Members of County Assemblies (MCAs) pending conclusion of their case contesting new perks for state officers. Judge Chacha Mwita issued the temporary order following an urgent suit.

In their suit papers, the MCAs want a gazette notice affecting the salary pay cut quashed. It is their argument that the new remuneration and benefits for State Officers should not be implemented on grounds that they are unreasonable and SRC ignored relevant considerations before setting them.

They contend that the gazette notice is discriminatory, malicious, and arbitrary and goes against their legitimate expectations. The MCAs claim the salary capping has negatively affected the effective functioning of the 47 County Assemblies and County Governments in performing necessary functions to realise devolution.

SEE: Court ruling in currency row favours De La Rue
READ: Top KTN news anchor joins government

According to MCA’s, SRC failed to conduct a comprehensive job evaluation and resorted to making a determination that is in excess to its jurisdiction. They say since publication of the disputed gazette notice, they have engaged SRC to have it reversed without success.

They argue that replacing the mileage allowance with a fixed monthly transport allowance payable through payroll is not workable.

Among the things MCA’s are challenging is the decision by SRC to do away with their sitting allowances, car grants and reduced allowances, which included mileage allowances.

READ: 10 ways to control high blood pressure without using medicines

Nokia 8 - Share Both sides of the story.
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News Updates

Education9 hours ago

Oxford launches guidebook for new curriculum

Oxford University Press (OUP) East Africa has, in partnership with teacher trainers, launched a free resource book in preparation for competency-based...

NEWS1 day ago

5 simple tricks Gordon Ogada used to win Sh230m mega jackpot

Gordon Paul Ogada, the guy from Kibera who won the SportPesa Mega Jackpot worth Ksh230,742,881 two weeks ago, is has...

Economy1 day ago

Drivers to pay Sh5,000 for refresher course

NTSA will also subject the drivers to medical tests on conditions that my affect their daily duties in the road

Health1 day ago

Govt partners with Johnson & Johnson on cancer control

The National Cancer Control Strategy 2017-2022 is geared at reducing cancer incidences, morbidity and mortality in Kenya

Disruptors2 days ago

Six-year-old boy creates high-tech computer game

EthanMan app is available for downloads on android play store for kids to read books and play games

NEWS2 days ago

Miguna makes fresh demand on passport

Judge Kimaru said the removal of Miguna Miguna from Kenya on February 6th was illegal and had no merit in...

Economy2 days ago

Citizens to get Sh30,000 bonus as economy grows

Singapore expects an overall budget surplus equivalent to 2.1 percent of its GDP

NEWS2 days ago

Gold worth Sh100 million found at JKIA

The gold is alleged to have been in the custody of a 46-year-old Tanzanian man

NEWS3 days ago

Water crisis hits major towns as rivers dry up

Athi Water Services Board, which manages water resources in various urban areas, notes 75% of Nairobi residents do not get...

Health3 days ago

Ebola scare after a student dies in Keiyo South

County executive says they have already communicated with the ministry of Health headquarters and a sample sent to the Kenya...

Advertisement



Trending