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UTAG suspends ‘ineffective’ strike over UEW saga

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The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has suspended its largely ineffective strike after less than 12 hours, following the intervention of Vice Chancellors Ghana (VCG). The strike was in protest of the court ruling which directed the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), to step aside temporarily. It was solidarity with some members of UTAG-UEW, who had already laid ...

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UTAG embarks on indefinite strike today

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Members of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), will today [Monday], embark on an indefinite nationwide strike to protest over a court ruling which directed the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), to step aside temporarily. The strike is in solidarity with the UTAG-UEW, whose members have already laid down their tools since July 2017. UTAG views the court’s directive ...

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UTAG to strike on Sept.18 in solidarity with UEW

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Members of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) nationwide, will embark on a strike on September 18 2017, in protest against a court ruling which directed the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), to step aside temporarily. This strike is in solidarity with the UTAG-UEW, whose members have already laid down their tools since July 2017. The National Executive Committee ...

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Pantang Hospital staff call off strike

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Staff of the Pantang Psychiatric Hospital have called off their strike following an intervention by the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu. They had earlier resolved not to return to work until government addressed the total take over of the frontage of the hospital by private developers. Speaking to the press , the Minister of Health, Mr. Agyyeman Manu indicated ...

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12 Labour Unions threaten strike over tier two pension

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Twelve public sector labour unions have given government up to the end of July 2017, to pay their tier two pension contributions. According to the unions, their contributions have been held at the Bank of Ghana since 2010, a situation they describe as unlawful. The unions include the Ghana Medical Association, the Civil and Local Government Staff Association, CLOGSAG and the Ghana ...

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Pantang Hospital staff threaten sit down strike on Monday

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Staff of the Pantang Psychiatric Hospital have threatened a sit-down strike from Monday if the government fails to take action against private developers encroaching on the hospital’s land. The staff have also served notice that they will down tools and hit the streets if the situation isn’t addressed by Wednesday. The head of the staff at the hospital, Elvis Akuamoah, stated that the ...

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Bonded Nurses threaten another demo over delayed posting

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The Coalition of Bonded Unemployed Diploma Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals, are threatening to picket at the Flagstaff House following what they describe as bad faith displayed by the Ministry of Health. Two months ago when the group besieged the Ministry, they were promised employment after financial clearance. But the group, which feels neglected after the promise, is up ...

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We’ll negotiate with JUSSAG to prevent strike – Minister

Ignatius Baffour Awuah - Employment and Labour Relations Minister

Government is expected to hold a crucial meeting with various stakeholders of the Judicial Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSSAG) to resolve issues regarding allowances of JUSSAG staff. The upcoming meeting follows JUSSAG’s threat to embark on a strike over the non-payment of their outstanding allowances. In a letter signed by the JUSSAG, President Alex Nartey, and addressed to the ...

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GIMPA staff on strike over election of Deputy Rector

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Senior lecturers and staff at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), are on strike. They have resolved to stay out of the lecture halls and other offices until a substantive Deputy Rector is elected. A convocation to elect a Deputy Rector today [Thursday], was called off by the acting Registrar, Julius Atikpui, who explained in a letter that ...

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Kenya doctors jailed over strike

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A judge in Kenya has handed a one-month sentence to leaders of the doctors’ union in the country amid an ongoing strike over pay and service conditions. “The duty of physicians is to preserve and protect life. There are a lot of people who die here and I do not think that a collective-bargaining agreement is more important than the ...

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