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Universities Senior Staff Assoc. pledges not to cancel strike until requests are met

 

The Senior Staff Association of Universities of Ghana, says its continuous mechanical activity would be increased through the arrangement of a taskforce to guarantee full consistence by individuals.

This comes after the Association stretched out the strike to incorporate different offices under its umbrella that were absolved from the underlying phases of the activity.

Addressing Citi News, the National President of the Association, Zakaria Mohammed, said they won’t get back to work until the public authority tends to their interests, which incorporate requests for improved states of administration and the installment of extraordinary Tier-2 annuity commitments.

He further referenced that a team has been framed to guarantee that their individuals agree with the strike.

“On Tuesday, the Minister for Employment and Labor Relations welcomed us and said that since we haven’t canceled the strike, we have tried to pull a fast one and that the arrangement interaction has been shortened. So basically, this means there is no progress being made. So it was based on that we stretched out the strike to other fundamental administrations.”

“The taskforce on the different grounds, I have had conversations with them to go adjust and guarantee that our individuals don’t come to work. We won’t shut down the schools, yet we are laborers, and we are saying that we disapprove of the public authority, and we need the public authority to tackle the issues. In the event that administration settle the issues, we will cancel our strike, else, we remain at home.”

About the strike

The Association announced an inconclusive strike over the disappointment of the public authority to pay their Tier 2 annuity.

In addition to other things, they are requesting the honor of market premium and non-fundamental stipend just as the conclusion of exchanges of their states of administration.

Address worries of Universities’ Senior Staff Association

On a similar matter, the Chairman of the Governing Council of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), Professor Obeng Mireku, has requested the public authority and the Ministry from Finance to address the requests of the Senior Staff Association.

Addressing Citi News at the 25th Congregation of the school, Professor Mireku communicated worry that the scholastic schedule could be upset if the public authority neglects to intercede.

“We are interesting to the public authority and the Ministry of Finance to as an issue of desperation address the modern activity by the Senior Staff Association of Universities of Ghana, and the approaching mechanical activity by the Ghana Association of University Administrators. The Senior Staff Association of Universities of Ghana is right now protesting, and the Ghana Association of University Administrators has likewise demonstrated its aim to do likewise if the Finance Minister goes on to stop the installment of specific stipends to a portion of its individuals.”

“We are in this way approaching the Minister of Finance to keep on drawing in the associations on extraordinary issues. I’m approaching the Vice-Chancellors of Ghana to mediate to turn away any disturbances to the scholarly schedule of state funded colleges.”

 

Source: Net2tv

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