Cupboard Secretary for Public Service and Gender, Aisha Jumwa, says public servants who’ve attained the necessary retirement age shouldn’t be in workplace.
The CS famous that since assuming workplace, she has noticed that there are a lot of employees in public sector workplaces who’ve attained the age of 60.
In accordance with the PSC Act, 2017, the necessary retirement age in public service is sixty years and sixty-five years for individuals with incapacity.
“I observed that there are older individuals who have attained the necessary retirement age however you discover that they go to possibly the PSC and so they get contracts. They’ve already retired and as a substitute of going dwelling they’re supplied contracts for 2 extra years, one yr, and so forth,” mentioned CS Jumwa.
CS Jumwa mentioned she has since requested the Public Service Fee to doc all retirees serving on contacts regardless of having attained the age of 60 with a view to sending them dwelling.
The CS was talking throughout an interview with Citizen TV on Thursday. She mentioned the transfer is geared toward creating job alternatives for contemporary graduates.
“I wrote a letter to the PSC and informed them that we have now a legislation and if somebody has attained the required age to retire aende akiendanga in order that we give youthful folks alternatives,” she mentioned.
“We have now additionally mentioned on this within the Kenya Kwanza manifesto that we’ll create job alternatives for younger folks within the nation.”
The CS mentioned as soon as her directive is applied, it is going to pave the way in which for a “seamless transition for college college students into the working sector”.
“What’s going to occur to college graduates who’re in search of jobs? I’ve been visited by lots of them, but there are workplaces they qualify to occupy however the positions are held with individuals who must have retired,” she mentioned.
“That’s the reason you have a look at a few of these authorities positions and also you ask your self why is that this particular person nonetheless right here?”