Latest Update On Teacher’s COLA strike Today
Hon. Ignatius Baffour-Awuah Minister, Employment and Labour Relations (Chairman for the meeting) held an emergency meeting to address the demand of the Teacher ateacherions.
Recently in the news, the major Teacher Unions NAGRAT, GNAT, and TEWU declared an indefinite strike action.
Latest Update On Teacher’s COLA Strike Today
Not to escalate the situation and danger the life of students in the sector affected (pre-tertiary schools), the Government met the Organized Labour to address the issue/demand raised by the associations.
The Government represented by the Ministers of Employment and Labour Relations, Finance, Education, and National on Security sat down with the Organized Labour to address their grievances (Cost Of Living Allowance) at an Emergency Meeting on Friday 8th, July 2022.
At the emergency meeting, both parties agreed and wish to state some outcomes of the meeting
Below are what both parties wish to state:
- Government has taken note of the demand by the Organized Labour for a 20% Cost Of Living Allowance (COLA) in the light of the current economic conditions prevailing in the country.
- Government is committed to engaging Organized Labour to find a lasting solution to same.
- The governmentmentment has appealed to the Teacher Union to call off their ongoing industrial action.
In the light of the foregoing, the Parties have resolved to reconvene on Tuesday 12th July 2022 at 2 pm, to begin negotiations on the demand by Organized Labour.