Weathering the Storm: Steps an Employer Can Take to Mitigate the Effects of the COVID-19

The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented instability in the employment sector with employers currently faced with the difficult balancing act of ensuring business continuity and sustainability while at the same time ensuring the safety and well-being of employees. Many businesses are undergoing massive financial challenges during this period and are being forced […]

By Jacob Ochieng | Sandra Kavagi | Sheila Nyakundi

The Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has today announced the coming to effect of the Housing Fund Levy (the levy) introduced, under the Finance Act, 2018. The employer and the employee shall each be required to contribute 1.5%

Parliament amended the Law on Retirement Benefits through the Finance Act, 2018 following its enactment on September 21, 2018. Changes specific to the Retirement Benefits Act, 1997 were back-dated to July 1, 2018

By Chacha Odera | John Mbaluto

By Georgina Ogalo-Omondi

By Walter Amoko | Georgina Ogalo-Omondi

By John Mbaluto

Our Employment & Labour practice area has been recognised for advising on contentious and non-contentious matters relating to termination & dismissal, redundancy and discrimination, employment contracts, employment policies and procedures, review of HR manuals & policies and staff restructuring. The practice advises clients in various sectors including banking & financial services, health services, manufacturing, non-governmental […]

Sandra Kavagi Senior Associate T: +254 709 250 000/709 250 742 E: sandra@oraro.co.ke Sandra is a Senior Associate in the dispute resolution practice group and specialises in employment & labour law. With over 8 years’ experience, she has advised clients in education, financial services, and public sector. Sandra advises local and international clients in banking […]