4 Labour Unions in Public Universities announce date to embark on strike

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The four (4) Labour Unions in Public Universities have announced date to embark on a nationwide strike action.

In a joint statement signed by the four (4) Labour Unions; UTAG, GAUA, SSA-UoG, TEWU said, they shall embark on an industrial action against the blatant unilateral variation of agreed conditions of service in the face of hostile economic conditions.

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The statement said, following the Press Conference by UTAG, GAUA, SSA-UoG, and TEWU-GH with FUSSAG in attendance on Wednesday, 28th September 2022 at the University of Professional Studies, Accra, the National Leadership of the four Labour Unions have had a series of engagements between some stakeholders of tertiary education in Ghana, including Vice Chancellors Ghana (VCG).

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The notice of strike action signed by
Dr. Mrs. Beth Offei-Awuku National President of GAUA, Mr. Sulemana Abdul-Rahman National Chairman of TEWU-GH, Mr. Isaac Donkoh National Chairman of SSA-UOG and Prof. Solomon Nunoo National President of UTAG indicated that, upon further deliberations among the National Leaders, they write to communicate that the intended strike action of all labour unions in the public universities in Ghana takes effect from Thursday, 13th October 2022.

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According to the Labour Unions, this gives the employer and all stakeholders of tertiary education in Ghana one crucial week to reverse the directive that seeks to negatively compromise the Conditions of Service of University Workers.

Meanwhile, the National Leadership of the Labour Unions in the public universities in Ghana entreat all members to stay calm and cooperate with Leadership as they navigate this trying moment.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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