As we close schools for term 1 2023 , a school in Nyamira County have terminated the contract of teachers on BOM. More than 8 teachers have been fired citing overstaffing. A BOM crying teacher is asking if there’s any school that She can get a bom job to help her sustain her family that entirely depends on her. But as schools close, teachers under board of management sometimes face uncertainties as far as job security is concerned.
In this regard, a Well-established School in Nyamira county has caused an uproar after it is alleged that the principal dismissed bom teachers, in a move to escape paying them over the holiday. According to the sources from within, he is going to employ the same number of teachers effective May 2023.
There has been a cash crunch in the country and salaries of civil servant has delayed more so health workers . This hard economic Times are spilling to the teachers and some schools have lined the subordinates on the chopping board .
Let the teachers unions inquire from its members about the affected lot and negotiate on their behalf to have a truce that can benefit the two worrying groups . Going without a salary more so if one lives in rental House and has a family to feed is a real challenge .
Let there be a well structured employment terms that clarifies the conditions of service so that when such punitive step is taken alarm should not be an issue.