The Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) jointly convenes the Third National Wage Bill Conference (NWBC) to provide a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners, and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, as well as practical challenges encountered, and solutions adopted in the public wage bill sustainability through productivity improvement.
During the 10th Ordinary Session of the National and County Governments Coordinating Summit meeting held at State House, Nairobi on 18 December 2023, under the Chairmanship of H.E. The President, the Summit resolved (Resolution 15) that SRC, jointly with the Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee (IGRTC) and Council of Governors (COG), should convene the NWBC, 2024. Further, the resolution states that the national government committed to reduce its wage bill to 35 per cent of revenue in line with the provisions of the Public Finance Management Act (PFM), 2012, by 2028 and urged the county governments to align.