CETAG STRIKE: Government Pays 2017 – 2020 Condition of Service Arrears

Controller and Accountant-General's Department (CAGD)
Controller and Accountant-General's Department (CAGD)

The Government of Ghana, through the Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) has initiated steps to pay the arrears owed tutors of the Colleges of Education.

According to a release by the Colleges of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG), payment of the arrears have been observed in the January validation of tutors/lecturers, but with some abnormalities.

CETAG made the above known in a directive, declaring suspension of it’s indefinite strike action over the delay in payment of Conditions of Service arrears since 2017.

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The Association, has therefore directed it’s membership to resume teaching on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.

Colleges of Education, after resuming on January 8, 2022, with level 100 and 300 trainees reporting to school, have been without lectures due to an indefinite strike action by CETAG.

CETAG, after observing some abnormalities in the payment of the arrears, has called on the Controller and Accountant General Department and other necessary stakeholders to take steps in rectifying the abnormalities by February 2022.

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The Association further called on the Fare Wages and Salary Commission (FWSC) to take steps to re-engage the leadership of CETAG to conclude negotiation on the 2021 Conditions of Service before the end of February 2022.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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