There is jubilation among government employed teachers after their employer the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) increased both the maternity and paternity leave days.
According to the TSC CEO Nancy Macharia. The commission decided on the increase of martenity leave as part of the new CBA between the employer and the Unions.
According to documents in the government registry. TSC is the single largest employer outdoing the next in line with over 100,000 thousand. This latest news comes at a time when Kenyans have been recovering from the effects of the covid 19 pandemic.
During the pandemic period there was an increase in pregnant women. The number of days for a maternity leave has been increased to 120 days fully paid while the paternity have been increased to 21 days fully paid.
This days will not be deducted from the Annual Leave days that every teacher is allocated. In the new changes adoptive parents also got a reprieve after the commission increased their leave to 45 days. TSC releases a circular on CBC training 2021