Certificate of Service

  1. An employer shall issue to an employee a certificate of service upon termination of employment unless the employment has continued for a period of less than four consecutive weeks.
  2. A certificate of service issued shall address:
  3. a) Name of the employer and his postal address.
  4. b) Name of the employee
  5. c) Date when the employment of the employee commenced.
  6. d) Nature and usual place of employment of the employee
  7. e) Date when the employment of the employee ceased and any other particulars e.g. position held.

 

Note: An employer who by neglect fails to give an employee a certificate of service or who knowingly includes a false statement in a certificate of service, commits an offence and shall be on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding ksh.100,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or both.



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