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AESL workers call off strike after MD’s resignation

Workers of Architectural and Engineering Services Limited, (AESL), have called off their strike following the resignation of the state agency’s Managing Director, Lois Atongo. The workers in various regions had been on strike for nearly two weeks to demand their seven months unpaid salaries. They also asked government to take action against the managers of the company, accusing them of ...

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Ho AESL workers on sit-down strike over salary arrears

Workers of the Architectural and Engineering Services Limited (AESL) in the Volta Region are on a sit-down strike to protest government’s delay in paying their salary arrears for the past seven months. The workers, who also accuse government of stifling the company by giving most contracts to private consultants, have threatened to lock the office and protest on the street. ...

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Eastern AESL workers declare strike over unpaid salaries

Workers of the Eastern Regional branch of the Architectural and Engineering Services Limited (AESL), have declared a strike beginning today [Monday], over non-payment of salaries. According to the workers, they were last paid in July 2017. They have blamed the government for failing to constitute a board of directors to oversee the affairs of the company. The spokesperson for the ...

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Teacher unions set to strike over GHc 50m arrears

The three teacher unions have told the government to brace itself for a strike during the second term of the 2017/2018 academic year. Although a specific date for the strike has not been given, the second term begins next week. The intended strike is in connection with the non-payment of arrears amounting to over GHc 50 million. According to them, the ...

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NAGRAT threatens strike over GHc50m arrears

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), has threatened an industrial action in January 2018, if the government fails to pay the over GHC 50 million outstanding arrears owed its members. Over the past 11 months, the various teacher unions have been negotiating with the government on the need to settle all its indebtedness to teachers, but the government has ...

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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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