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Work on these 11 outstanding issues to ensure industrial peace – teacher unions warns NLC

Three teacher unions, GNAT, NAGRAT and CCT-GH through a press statement have issued 11 disturbing outstanding issues to the National Labour Commission for a second look at.

The National Labour Commission (NLC) directed the three teacher unions,  GNAT, NAGRAT and CCT-GH to sit down with the management of Ghana Education Service to address the 11 outstanding issues brought before the Commission.

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However the teacher unions in a statement says, the Mininstry of Education and Ghana Education Service have not only renerged on their responsibilities but also failed to show their commitment in addressing them.

The teacher unions is hereby informing the National Labour Commission to take a second look at on the issues to ensure industrial peace and harmony.

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“We hereby bring them again to your notice for further directions to ensure industrial peace and harmony”, the statement said.

Below is the full statement from the teacher unions 

“It must be noted that, these eleven (11) issues below have all been brought before Labour Commission on which Labour Commission had directed that, the management of Ghana Education Service (GES) and the Teacher Unions sit to address them.

1. Refund of GHØ44.55 to Teachers arising out of the one-teacher one- laptop

2. Payment of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) allowance to Teachers

3. Progression to the Grades Director II & I arising out of scheme of service.

4. Delayed payment of allowance to teachers in areas designated as deprived.

5. Delay in developing scheme of service for STAFF OF Ghana Education Service (GES) since the adoption of the Public Service Manual and Policy Framework in 2015

6. Delay in Lower ranks promotion since 2015

7. Some teachers who were promoted/ upgraded since 2015 have not been placed on the right scale.

8. Reversal of the SHS Semester system to Trimester

9. Delay in the payment of Responsibility allowance since 2018

10.Delay in the payment of car maintenance allowance since 2018

11. Review of the Collective Agreement

We want to inform the Labour Commission that the Mininstry of Education and Ghana Education Service have not only renerged on their responsibilities but also failed to show their commitment in addressing them.

We hereby bring them again to your notice for further directions to ensure industrial peace and harmony.

Source : Honestynewsgh.com

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