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Pay dismissed staff with interest – Court orders YEA

An Accra High court has ordered the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), to compensate some  ten (10) workers it laid off unfairly. The court ruled that the plaintiffs were unfairly dismissed, and charged the agency to pay their salary arrears with interest from 2012 to date. The judgment was given in favour of one David Quarshie and nine others who commenced ...

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YEA, Local Gov’t Service sign MoU to offer more jobs

The Local Government Service (LGS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), to engage over 1,000 personnel to work in the various local assemblies all over the country. At the signing ceremony, which took place on Wednesday at the Office of the Head of the Service in Accra, Nana Ato Arthur, who was elated at ...

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Youth Employment Agency to audit beneficiaries

The Youth Employment Agency (YEA), has ordered a comprehensive audit of all beneficiaries on its modules in line with a restructuring process. The Agency will also undertake the verification of the number of beneficiaries under the sanitation module, according to a memo sighted by Citi News, in following a management meeting in September 2017. As part of this, Zoomlion Ghana Limited is to furnish ...

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Court stops YEA from mass transfer of staff

The Labour Division of the High Court has issued an order of interim injunction against the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), stopping it from embarking on a mass transfer of some staff. The court, presided over by Justice Laurenda Owusu, said the order remains in “force for a period of only 10 days after which the application may be repeated on ...

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YEA CEO justifies massive staff transfers

The Youth Employment Agency, (YEA), has justified a decision to transfer some of its district officers across the country saying it was carried out to sanitize the corruption-ridden institution. Management of YEA last week transferred over 300 of its staff in the various regions, explaining that it was part of an “ongoing restructuring exercise to re-position the Agency for higher ...

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GH¢50m payroll fraud uncovered at YEA

An internal audit conducted by the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) has uncovered a huge payroll fraud which has cost the country about GH¢50 million. The amount, according to the findings of the report, is an aggregation of unearned allowances paid to unposted beneficiaries, funds for official use which were paid into personal accounts, as well as procurements without adherence to ...

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NGO to support Atuabo Free Port project

A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in the Western Region, Nzema Youth for Peace and Development, has pledged support for the construction of Ghana’s third sea port at Atuabo. The Lonrho Port project is a 650-million-dollar Atuabo Free Port (AFP) project expected to become a West African hub for the logistics, and serve vessels in the oil and gas industry. The government of Ghana ...

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