COTU boss Francis Atwoli threatens to lead tea sector workers strike if CBA not implemented

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BY CORRESPONDENT,NAKURU,4TH OCT 2017-COTU secretary general Francis  Atwoli wants employers  in the  tea sector in the country to hold talks  on implementation of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) reached between them and the workers in 2016.

While issuing  a statement on the same in Nakuru on Wednesday 4th  Oct, Atwoli  has accused the tea sector employers for renegading  CBAs  they reached in the past with employees  and using courts to evade doing justice.”Yes they are used to running to courts and obtaining injunctions,this time let them try we will also go to court and overturn any such move.” said Atwoli.

He has threatened  to lead countrywide strike of tea workers  if   talks aimed at implementing fully the agreement will not commence immediately.”I will lead nationwide strike of all tea workers in this country and i know it will succeed”.he said.


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