In view of the industrial action at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) over pay increase following re-categorisation, the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) finds it necessary to provide clarification on the matter. It is imperative to state from the outset that the determination of remuneration and benefits in the public sector is subject to the […]
The Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) has commenced the public service job evaluation exercise, which will inform the remuneration review cycle for the period 2021/22-2024/25. The exercise shall establish the relative worth of jobs. Pursuant to Section (11) of SRC Act 2011, SRC set a four-year review cycle of remuneration and benefits in the public […]
The Parliamentary Pensions (Amendment) (No. 45) Bill was passed by the National Assembly, and now awaits assent by His Excellency the President of Kenya. Specifically, the Bill proposes to amend Section 8 of the Parliamentary Pensions Act by inserting the following new sub-section after sub-section (2): “(3) notwithstanding sub-section (2), a former Member of Parliament […]
The National Treasury has announced, 1 January 2020, as the commencement date for the Public Service Superannuation Scheme (PSSS) Act of 2012. During a virtual press briefing held on 5 August 2020, Mr. Ukur Yattani, Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury, observed that the pension liability crisis cannot wait any longer. The civil service has been running […]
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.