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Three teacher unions threaten strike over allowance

Three worker unions in the public universities have given government a 10-day ultimatum to pay them areas in their Vehicle Maintenance Allowance or face industrial action.

The action according to the Senior Staff Association Universities of Ghana (SSA-UoG), The Federation of Senior Staff Association of Ghana (FUSSAG), and the Teachers and Educational Workers Union of Trades Union Congress (TEWU-TUC) is to demand better conditions of service.

The Unions in a press release on Tuesday June 11,2024 said , the strike has become necessary due to their employer’s failure to pay their some allowance agreed upon.

Chairman for Senior Staff Association Universities of Ghana, Mr George Ansong in an interview with OTEC News Reporter Jacob Agyenim Boateng said they unions will declare indefinite strike on June 21,2024 if their concerns are not addressed

“We are giving a notice to the Fair Wages Commission of Ghana that we will be compelled to advised  ourselves if government fails to rectify the disparity with regards to our members unpaid Vehicle Maintenance Allowance” “.

Source: Ghana/ Agyenim Boateng

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