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Technical University Teachers threatens strike over conditions of service

TUTAG threatens strike over conditions of service

The leadership of the Technical University Teachers Association of Ghana (TUTAG) has threatened to embark on an industrial action in the next 10 days if the government fails to honour the Codified Conditions of Service of members, which have been outstanding since 2016.

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According to the Association,  its members are facing some challenges with the payroll system and wants various Technical Universities to manage the payroll of the teachers.

The Association also wants the Government to pay outstanding Book and Research Allowances for the 2021/2022 academic year for the majority of its members.

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From the National President of TUTAG, Professor Dr. Ing Collins Ameyaw addressing the new conference in Kumasi emphatically uttered that if the government fails to take urgent measures to address the issues, they will have no option than to embark on an industrial strike.

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“Despite several follow-ups on the ruling by the NLC, the Finance Minister has failed to adhere to the NLC ruling to ensure that what is due them is rightfully paid”, he added.

Source : Honestynewsgh.com

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