Government to meet striking tertiary workers on February 1

Striking tertiary workers say government has scheduled a meeting with them on Thursday, February 1, 2024.

This meeting is expected to address the concerns that have led the members to embark on the industrial action.

The Senior Staff, Teachers, and Educational Workers Union, along with the Ghana Association of University Administrators of the University Of Ghana, is demanding the payment of their delayed tier 2 pensions with compound interest and better conditions of service.

Chairman of the Legon branch of the Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU), Ken Botchway says they consider it a step in the right direction.

“We want to see it as a positive development that we are meeting the Minister for Labour Employment and Pensions hopefully on the first of February. And then we will take it from there, whatever will happen we will let the media know about it,” he said.

Source: myjoyonline

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