Majority of Teachers are following development keenly to know the Final outcome of the Strike action which have to be called off due to a court order.
Teachers Declared Strike on Friday 4th November 2022 to register their displeasure on the appointment of Dr. Eric Nkansah as the New Director General of Education New Director General of Education Appointed by the President
Teachers were asked to call off the Strike which they didn’t until the NLC took them to court NLC secures restraining order against 3 striking teacher unions,
This compelled the teacher unions to call off the strike Teacher unions call off strike after court order and to engage the government on 16th November, 2022.
On the 16th of November, 2022, the Teacher unions returned to the NLC without reaching any agreement. Another one week extension has been given for the next meeting. The next meeting with government will be 24th November, 2022.
The Strike according to the Teacher Unions, was not all about the Appointment of the New Director General,
The Teacher Unions have said there were outstanding issues which has been addressed by the Former Director awaiting final approval and implementation prior to his Sacking President sacks Director General of GES Details.
Salary increment negotiations
Current happening is the Negotiation of a base pay which the Teacher Unions are proposing a 60% raise in base Pay for 2023 Public Sector Workers Base Pay Proposal for 2023
Seekersnewsgh over the week mentioned that, Public sector workers who take 50% pay Raise is like going back to the same pay in March 2022 50 % Salary increment of Public Sector workers a Wrong Move.
Speculations; Even with the 60% proposal, there are speculations 8% is being considered… We live to see.
When the economy is better, the cedi appreciates to about 5 to a dollar and inflation comes to a single digit then is a good move but if not, then a bad move.
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