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“We will not allow the class system in pay admin in favour of Article 71 officers to continue - TUC

Ghanaians especially those who work in the public sectors have complained for years over unfair salary structure in the country.l and pensions.

The public servants outcry over meagre salaries and pensions as against the fat and favourable payment for Article 71 office holders has reached a level that the public servants seems to be getting tired of it.

The TUC has consequently vowed to bring an end to the disparity in salaries and pensions between public sector workers and Article 71 office holders.

The General Secretary of the TUC, Dr. Yaw Baah, has stated that his outfit will collaborate with will organized labour to fight and bring this unfair treatment to an end.

Dr Yaw Baah noted that the TUC together with organized labour will not allow the preferential treatment of Article 71 office holders in terms of pay and huge Ex gratia to continue.

He said “we will not allow the class system in pay administration in favour of Article 71 office holders to continue, it must end now.”

He lamented over deductions of SSNIT from salaries of people earnings small salaries indicating that how can these people get any tangible amount as pensions.

The fight is a worthy fight that will bring fairness in the distribution of public wealth.

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