Tag Archives: Strike

Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital staff begin strike; Patients ‘set free’

The staff of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital in the Central Region, have carried out their threat to lay down their tools, in an attempt to compel the government to remove the facility’s Medical Director, Dr. Eugene Dordoye from his post. The staff thus commenced a sit-down strike today [Thursday]. The nurses had earlier given the government a three-day ultimatum and ...

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CETAG calls off 3-week old strike over salary arrears

The Colleges of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG), have called off the three-week-old strike they declared over the failure of government to pay salary arrears owed them since October 2016. The General Secretary of CETAG, Prince Obeng-Himah, confirmed to Citi News that the teachers would return to the classrooms following assurances from the government that the arrears would be paid to them ...

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Trainee teachers want semester extended after lecturers’ strike

The Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana (TTAG), has petitioned the Education Ministry for an extension of the semester’s academic calendar to enable them make up for the time lost following the ongoing strike by their teachers. Speaking to Citi News, the National President of the Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana, Jonathan Apam, explained that an extension of the academic calendar ...

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Ankaful psychiatric nurses to strike against their director

Staff of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital in the Central Region, have threatened to declare a strike on Thursday if government fails to remove the facility’s Medical Director, Dr. Eugene Dordoye from his post. The nurses gave government the 3-day ultimatum after earlier threats to down their tools and release all patients on admission at the hospital over the continued presence ...

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Bring back our teachers or face our wrath – Trainees warn gov’t

The Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana (TTAG), has asked government to address the concerns of their tutors who make up the  College of Education Tutors Association of Ghana (CETAG), to enable them end their nationwide strike over unpaid arrears. The students warned that if government fails to act in their interest, they will be forced to take other steps to ...

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Sack our Director or we’ll free patients – Ankaful Psychiatric Nurses

Nurses of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital in the Central Region have threatened to declare a strike and release all patients on admission if government retains the facility’s medical director, Dr Eugene Dordoye. According to the nurses, the gross disrespect shown by Dr. Dordoye to staff and mismanagement of the hospital is causing them ‘psychological and emotional’ distress. Speaking to the ...

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Colleges of Education still closed as talks over arrears fail

Dialogue between the government and striking members of the Colleges of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG), yielded no result as the 38 Colleges across the country remain closed. The meeting called by the government in an attempt to get the teachers to call off their strike, ended without any concrete assurance to CETAG. Members of CETAG have been on strike since November 2, ...

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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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Colleges of Education teachers on strike over unpaid salaries

The Colleges of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG), has declared a nationwide strike in protest of unpaid salaries. The teachers had threatened to down their tools if the government failed to pay salary arrears owed its members since October 2016. CETAG had lamented that, despite a directive by the National Labour Commission (NLC), asking the Ministry of Finance to pay ...

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LPG distributors threaten strike over cylinder re-circulation policy

Citi News has learnt that LPG distributors in the country may suspend their services soon. This is to protest government’s decision to implement the cylinder re-circulation module, which was proposed by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) to ensure that LPG filling points are sited out of densely populated areas and commercial centres. These plants will procure, brand, maintain and fill ...

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