Lyn Mengich, SRC Chairperson, and Anne Gitau, Commission Secretary/CEO, attended the 9th Ordinary Session of the National and County Coordinating Summit, which was held from 12 to 13 February 2023 in Naivasha. During the Summit, a communique with 23 resolutions on matters of common interest affecting the national and county governments, was issued. Among the […]
The proposal to ring-fence collaboration and cordial working relationship dominated a consultative meeting between the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) and the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), held on 24 January 2023, at Sarova Stanley, Nairobi. The joint SRC/JSC meeting, was attended by Lyn Mengich, SRC Chairperson, Commissioners and Anne Gitau, Commission Secretary/CEO on one side, […]
Full report link: a) Introduction This Wage Bill Bulletin covers the first quarter of the Financial Year (FY) 2022/2023, that is, July–September 2022. The quarter was characterised by high intensity general election campaigns, which slowed down in mid-September 2022, after the swearing in of the new President of Kenya. b) SRC First Quarter Advice During […]
Section 31(1) of the Employment Act, 2007, requires employers to provide reasonable housing accommodation for employees near their place of employment or pay the employee a sufficient sum, in addition to salary, as rent to enable the employee to obtain reasonable accommodation. However, Sub-Section(2) provides that Section(1) shall not apply to an employee whose contract […]
In the interest of the citizens of Kenya and in accordance with Article 249 of the Constitution of Kenya, the Commission will always defend its constitutional mandate to set and review remuneration and benefits for State Officers as provided by Article 230 of the Constitution.
In discharging its mandate, the Commission is guided by the principles set out in Article 230 (5) of the Constitution, which require, among others, that the Commission ensures: Fiscal sustainability of the total public compensation bill, Equity and fairness in the Public Service, Fiscal Responsibility.