Substantial Question of Law

On 6th June 2013, Judge G.V. Odunga delivered a ruling on Petition number 232 of 2012:- Dr.Wilfrida Itolondo & Four others v A.G. & Others. The Applicants had petitioned for orders seeking to have the Chief Justice constitute a three-judge bench to hear a case...

Disciplinary Proceedings

Justice Lenaola delivered Judgment in a Constitutional Petition [Petition Number 181 of 2012 – Patrick Mbau Karanja v Kenyatta University] on June 6, 2013. The Judge in dismissing the Petition found that the Petitioner’s right to education and to fair administrative...

Redundancy Payment

On May 3, 2013, Justice Abuodha delivered his Ruling in the case of Agnes Wamae & 104 Others v Barclays Bank of Kenya Limited. Ruling in favour of the Bank, the Judge held that a payment made on account of redundancy would not be unlawful where the sum total of...

Standard of Proof in Employment Matters

On 26th April 2013, Justice James Rika delivered the Award in Kenya Union of Journalists and Allied Workers vs. Nation Media Group Limited & Another where the issue in dispute was whether the Respondents were in breach of a CBA between them and the Claimant. The...

Termination of Contracts of Service

Where a contract of service allows a party thereto to terminate it either by giving notice of payment in lieu of notice, the employer or employee would be entitled to terminate the contract by following the procedure stipulated in the contract. This was the holding of...