The Kenyan Labour Laws course

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We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs. We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face calendar allows you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.

June 2024

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KLL0300 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Pretoria, South Africa $2,400 Register
KLL0300 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Nakuru, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
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June 2024

24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
KES 84,000 $1,100
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The Kenyan Labour Laws course offers a comprehensive exploration of the legal framework governing employment relationships in Kenya. It delves into the intricate details of key principles, legal provisions, and case studies, providing participants with a thorough understanding of the rights and responsibilities of both employers and employees. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical insights, the course equips participants with the skills needed to navigate the complexities of the labour market in Kenya. Whether you are a human resource manager, legal practitioner, entrepreneur, or student, this course provides valuable insights into the legal framework that shapes employment relationships in Kenya, making it an essential resource for anyone looking to understand and comply with Kenyan labour laws.


5 Days

Who Should Attend

  • Human Resource Managers
  • Legal Practitioners
  • Managers and Supervisors
  • Entrepreneurs and Business Owners
  • Researchers and Academics
  • Anyone interested in understanding Kenyan labour laws

Course Level:

Course Objectives

  • Understand the legal framework of labour laws in Kenya
  • Learn the rights and obligations of employers and employees
  • Gain knowledge of dispute resolution mechanisms in employment matters
  • Develop skills to ensure compliance with labour laws in the workplace
  • Enhance awareness of emerging issues and trends in Kenyan labour laws

Module 1: Introduction to Kenyan Labour Law

  • Overview of labour laws in Kenya
  • Historical development of labour laws
  • Key principles of Kenyan labour laws
  • Constitutional provisions relating to labour rights
  • Scope and application of labour laws
  • Agencies responsible for enforcing labour laws
  • Emerging trends and challenges in Kenyan labour laws

Module 2: Employment Contracts

  • Types of employment contracts in Kenya
  • Essential elements of a valid employment contract
  • Rights and obligations of employers and employees
  • Termination of employment contracts
  • Redundancy and its legal implications
  • Contractual disputes resolution mechanisms

Module 3: Working Hours, Leave, and Overtime

  • Regulation of working hours in Kenya
  • Annual leave entitlements and regulations
  • Sick leave and maternity leave provisions
  • Overtime regulations and compensation
  • Public holiday and rest day requirements
  • Compliance with working time regulations

Module 4: Wages and Remuneration

  • Minimum wage laws in Kenya
  • Payment of wages and deductions
  • Bonuses, allowances, and benefits
  • Equal pay for equal work principles
  • Wage disputes resolution mechanisms
  • Compliance with wage and remuneration laws

Module 5: Health and Safety in the Workplace

  • Occupational health and safety laws in Kenya
  • Duties of employers and employees in ensuring workplace safety
  • Workplace health and safety standards
  • Reporting and investigation of workplace accidents
  • Compensation for workplace injuries
  • Compliance with health and safety regulations

Module 6: Dispute Resolution and Enforcement

  • Dispute resolution mechanisms in labour disputes
  • Role of the Labour Court and other tribunals
  • Alternative dispute resolution methods
  • Enforcement of labour laws and court decisions
  • Penalties for non-compliance with labour laws
  • Case studies and practical examples

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Course Administration Details:


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected]./ [email protected]

Mob: +254 715 077 817, +250789621067


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817. +250789621067

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 or mail [email protected][email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected] or [email protected]

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