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  • Posted: Jun 2, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 19, 2023
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    The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection was established following the reorganization of Government in May, 2016. The Ministry has two State Departments; Labour and Social Protection. The two State Departments have existed in various forms since independence in 1963. They were under the then Ministry of East African Community, Labour and Social Service, prior to the reorganization of Government in 2016.
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    Senior Deputy Registrar - Trade Unions

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -

    • served for a minimum period of twelve (12) years, three (3) of which should be at the grade of Assistant Registrar of Trade Unions, CSG ‘7’ or in a comparable relevant position in the wider public service;
    • a Bachelors Degree in Law, (LLB) with a Post Graduate Diploma in legal studies from the Kenya School of Law; 
    • a Masters Degree in any social science from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • admission as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
    • a valid and current membership with the Law Society of Kenya.

    Duties and Responsibilities 

    • overseeing the due process of registration of trade unions, employers’ organizations, federations and amalgamations;
    • guiding the promotion of a healthy regulatory framework for the operations of trade unions, employer’s organizations and federations;
    • Oversees the due process of registration of trade unions, employers’ organizations, federations and amalgamations;
    • overseeing the registration of Trade Unions, employers’ organizations and federations constitutions that comply with the Labour Relations Act;
    • overseeing general regulation of trade unions in accordance with the law and the Trade Unions Individual Constitutions;
    • issuing  circulars to trade unions, employers’ organizations and federations hold general elections after the five-year period as stipulated by the law;
    • spearheads the registration of the newly elected trade unions, employers’ organizations and federations’ officials upon completion of the general elections;
    • advising the National Labour Board on registration, suspension and deregistration of trade unions and employers’ organizations;
    • providing information and advice to employees' organisations and to the public in general, with respect to the rights and obligations of trade unions;
    • overseeing the implementation of court orders directed to the Registrar on specific reports in certain circumstances to guide the courts the determination of cases;
    • overseeing the preparation and submission of instructions to the Office of Attorney General for concurrence on representation in court cases whenever the Registrar has been cited as a respondent and appearing in court as and when required; and
    • overseeing the Registration of elected trade unions officials after elections and whenever such changes are made; 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Ministry of Labour on to apply

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