Home / EDUCATION / TEWU begins nationwide strike tomorrow over conditions of service

TEWU begins nationwide strike tomorrow over conditions of service

From Wednesday, 13th January 2020, all members of the Teachers and Educational Workers’ Union (TEWU) will lay down their tools over the government’s failure to finalise their conditions of service.

According to TEWU their strike is due to the inability of the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) to conclude negotiations with them following engagements in June 2020 on the review of conditions of service for unionize staff of the public universities which expired in 2008.

TEWU local chair at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Charles Arthur speaking to Class News said they will only call off their strike when their demands are met.

He said: “We’re beginning a full-blown nationwide strike in all public universities in Ghana, it’s going to be simultaneous at 10 am.

“We’ll declare strike for every member to go home. As we speak now, we’ve not heard anything from fair wages and our decision still stands that Wednesday God willing we are embarking on an industrial action i.e. strike.”

Mr Arthur noted that all efforts to get the FWSC to the negotiation table has proved futile.

 

Source: classfmonline.com

About Elvis Anokye

Check Also

Pay us or we hit the streets – NUGS to SLTF

The National Union of Ghana Students has sent a stern warning to the Students Loan …

Pointless to test over 9.2 million returning school children – GES boss

Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye, has explained why mass …

651,000 kids expected to register for ‘my first day at school’ – GNAT

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has revealed that per their research about 651,000 …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Powered by Live Score & Live Score App