Law students have moved to court seeking to stop the ongoing doctor’s mediation talks.
Law students Society of Kenya (LSSK)
argue that, the implementation of the CBA 2013 will unfairly treat one professional discipline above other disciplines which they argue goes against the spirit and letter of the Kenyan constitution which provides for equality of all persons under the law.
“A declaration that the ongoing negotiations between KMPDU and the government to implement the 2013 CBA are unlawful and unconstitutional, “reads the petition.
The students further want the court orders compelling the respondents in the case not to continue with the ongoing negotiations.
In a court documents, the petitioners claim that the respondents who are involved in the mediation are in violation of articles 10, 19,21,27,41,232 and 259 of the constitution.
“Implementation of the CBA will occasion an even greater prejudice on the petitioners “they argue.
Public Service Commission, Ag , Salaries and Remuneration Commission, National Treasury, Kenya Medical Practitioners , Pharmacists and Dentist Union have been names ad respondents in the case.
Proceedings to resume tomorrow.