INDUSTRIAL RELATIONSCHARTER KENYADATE: REVISED 30APRIL, 1984TH
The Government of the Republic of Kenya, the Federation of Kenya Employers and theCentral Organisation of Trade Unions (K):1. Considering that at their Tripartite Meeting held in Nairobi on 4th May, 19976convened by and under the Chairmanship of the Minister for Labour, they agreed toendeavour to prepare a revised Industrial Relations Charter, based on the spirit of theOriginal Charter of 1962.2. Realising that it is in the national interest for the Government, employers and workersto recognize the importance of consultation and co -operation to the efficiency and productivity of an undertaking and that process can only be made on foundation of good terms and conditions of employment, which include security of employment andincome, and the improvement of workers’ conditions of service.3. Desiring to make the greatest possible contribution to the success and prosperity of Kenya, agreed upon the following Revised Industrial Relations Charter.
B: AGREED RESPONSIBILITIES OF GOVERNMENT, EMPLOYERS ANDWORKERS:
I ALL PARTIES AGREED
1. That affirming their faith in democratic principles, they agreed to settle all futuredifferences, disputes and grievances by mutual negotiation, Conciliation andvoluntary arbitration in accordance with the laid down machinery;2. That in case there should be a strike or a lockout the provisions of the PartiesAgreement and those of the Trade Disputes Act shall be strictly adhered to;3. That they undertake to promote maximum co-operation to abide by the agreementmutually entered into;4. That they undertake to observe strictly the grievance procedure outlined in theRecognition Agreement which will ensure a speedy and full investigation leading tosettlement;