Officially the University Teachers Association(UTAG) of Ghana have not call-off the ongoing industrial strike which started on August 2, 2021.
The new communication by UTAG comes after National Labour Commission agreed to take the issue from court for proper negotiation to proceed which occurred during an urgent meeting held on Wednesday, 18th August, 2021 by all the stakeholders.
UTAG, the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations have agreed to start a proper negotiation starting from Monday, 23rd August, 2021.
The meeting is expected to deliberate on UTAG’S request for better condition of service which both parties may agree or disagree on it. The outcome of Monday’s meeting will determine whether the strike will be called-off or not.
UTAG is demanding the implementation of a 2012 Single Spine package which put entry-level lecturers on a salary of $2,084.
Stay close to Ghanaontheglobe.com for more updates on whether the strike will be officially called-off on Monday, 23rd August, 2021 or not.
Below is UTAG’s Release: