Senior Staff of Universities of Ghana declare nationwide strike

Members of the Senior Staff Association of Universities of Ghana, have declared a nationwide strike following the failure of the government to meet their demands.

They declared the strike on Tuesday May 18.  

Chairman of the Association, Zakaria Mohammed addressing the press said the strike takes immediate effect.

He said “ In furtherance to our letter dated 7th May 2021, served on the Executive Secretary of the National Labour Commission, declaring our intention to embark on an industrial action, I wish on behalf of the National Executive Council to announce the complete withdrawal of services by all members of the senior staff association-Universities of Ghana with immediate effect until the following protracted demands are resolved.

“Payment of our Tier2 Pensions arrears with accrued interest as agreed spanning 2010 to 2016

“Award of market premium and non-basic allowance

“Finalisation of negotiation of our conditions of service by Fair wages and salaries commission.”

He added “All members of the Senior Staff Association of Universities of Ghana, are therefore required to lay down their tools until further notice.”

By 3news.com|Ghana

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