Tag Archives: NLC

GMA threatens gov’t over market premiums

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has warned the government that its members will “begin series of action” if it fails to fully implement the unresolved concerns regarding their market premiums and reduced pensions. It has since given the government a 5-month ultimatum to address the matter. Doctors across the country in 2015 embarked on a nationwide strike that lasted a ...

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NLC begs Colleges of Education tutors to call off strike

The National Labour Commission (NLC), has asked striking members  of the College of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG), to reconsider their decision and return to the lecture halls. CETAG began a nationwide strike on Thursday over the non-payment of year-long salary arrears owed them. In an interview with Citi News however, the Executive Secretary of the National Labour Commission, ...

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ICU pressurizes gov’t over new NLC boss’ appointment

The Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union (ICU) wants the government to reconsider at the modalities in appointing the new Executive Secretary of the National Labour Commission (NLC). The President Akufo Addo has appointed a new Executive Secretary of the NLC, Mr. Ofosu Asamoah. He replaces Mr. Charles Adongo Bawa Duah who was appointed by former President John Mahama in 2016. ...

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JUSSAG partly to blame for allowance dispute – Labour Commission

The National Labour Commission (NLC) is blaming the leadership of the Judicial Services Staff Association of Ghana (JUSSAG) for the unresolved issues over the payment of their outstanding allowances. The NLC Executive Secretary, Adongo Bawa Duah, explained to Citi News that the leadership of JUSSAG did not pursue all the possible avenues at the commission with respect to their grievances. “The leaders of ...

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NLC staff demand removal of Executive Secretary

Some staff of the National Labour Commission (NLC) this [Thursday] morning, locked up the premises of the Commission, demanding the immediate removal of the Executive Secretary, Charles Adongo Bawaduah. Mr. Adongo Bawaduah contested parliamentary primaries in the Bongo Constituency on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC); an action they say is against the public service act. The workers, ...

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NLC orders psychiatric nurses to return to work

Accra Psychiatric Hospital

The National Labour Commission (NLC) has ordered Nurses at the Accra Psychiatric hospital to call off their strike and resume work with immediate effect. The direction follows a meeting the Commission had on Wednesday with the Minister of Health, representatives of the nurses and authorities of the hospital. The psychiatric nurses on Monday embarked on an indefinite strike, claiming that ...

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Address GHOSPA’s concerns now – Chamber of Pharmacy Ghana


The Chamber of Pharmacy Ghana, has appealed to the government and all  stakeholders involved to address the concerns of the Government and Hospital Pharmacists Association (GHOSPA) immediately. In a statement signed by its Chief Executive Officer, Anthony K Ameka, the Chamber of Pharmacy Ghana, said that the breakdown in negotiations comes at a point when the services of pharmacists are ...

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