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Mr. Wilson Sossion

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Kenya National Union of Teachers

Employment History

  • President
    Kenya National Union of Teachers
  • Chairman

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Secretary-General
    Kenya National Union of Teachers
88 Total References
Web References
Kenya National Union of ..., 31 Aug 2015 [cached]
Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) secretary-general Wilson Sossion asked teachers not to report to work on Monday.
But, Wilson Sossion chairman ..., 26 June 2013 [cached]
But, Wilson Sossion chairman of the KNUT says the administration has reneged on its part of the agreement.
"That is political mischief by some quarters of the government who don't want to face reality," said Sossion. "Yes, the strike is legal because the matter at hand has been a longstanding dispute between us and the government. I can assure that the teachers of this country are prepared to stay out of their classrooms for as long as it takes."
Sossion says the KNUT suspended a previous strike last February after a public appeal. But he said the current strike is continuing because government has yet to implement the 1997 agreement despite the goodwill and commitment that the teachers have demonstrated.
Sossion says there is no need to re-negotiate the agreement since it was signed in 1997. He says the administration should keep its part of the agreement.
"What the government should do is to outline how it is going to implement the CBA [Collective Bargaining Agreement], rather than to purport to invite us to the negotiation table," Sossion said. "So the government is being mischievous, to say the least."
KNUT demands payment of allowances set out in a 1997 collective bargaining agreement, which amount to shillings 41 billion [$478,692,630].
Sossion also criticized a government plan to provide laptop computers to public school students. He said the government should instead allocate funds to resolve the impasse with teachers.
Good News Agency - Number 209, 11 Jan 2013 [cached]
KNUT President Wilson Sossion has announced that his union will also support women teachers going for other political seats.
Knut chairman Wilson ..., 21 Sept 2013 [cached]
Knut chairman Wilson Sossion says he is under intense pressure from teachers to take up the secretary-general's post in December more
KNUT Secretary General Wilson ..., 9 Jan 2015 [cached]
KNUT Secretary General Wilson Sossion said the strike is legal and well rooted within the law, calling on teachers to ignore threats by TSC and urged them to keep off schools.
KNUT Secretary-General Wilson Sossion said the union wanted a substantial offer that would have to include the basic salary element, saying the union was not ready to sign any collective bargaining agreement without it.
He added that a salary review should not be pegged on a job evaluation, which he said, "was brought in the middle of a negotiation".
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