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Latest update on teacher unions strike after meeting with NLC

Concerning the teacher unions indefinite nationwide strike, a statement has has been issued at the end of the emergency meeting between government and organized labour.

The government represented by the Ministry of Employment, Labour and Relations, Finance, Education and National Security on one hand and organized labour on the other held an emergency meeting on Friday, 8th July, 2022 at the Ministry of Employment, Labour and Relations Conference Room on the aforementioned subject matter.

The parties wish to state that, "government has taken note of the demand by Organized Labour for 20% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) in the light of current economic condition prevailing in the country".

"Government is committed to engaging Organized Labour to find lasting solution to same. Government has appealed to Teacher Unions to call off their industrial action", the statement added.The statement said in light of the foregoing, the parties have resolved to reconvene on Tuesday, 12th July, 2022 at 2pm to begin with the negotiations demand by Organized Labour.

The statement was signed by Hon Ignatius Baffour Awuah, Minster of Employment, Labour and Relations.

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