Coalition of Concern Teachers Ghana (CCTG) is one of the strong teacher's union in the country, members of the Coalition of Concern Teachers Ghana, are the teachers who broke up from the two main teacher unions in the country, Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) and National Association Graduate Teachers. These members were fed up with their unions, the needed a strong teacher union echo their voices to their employers, they changed their association to the Coalition of Concern Teachers Ghana.
The Coalition of Concerned Teachers Ghana, prove to be the strong force in the teacher unions to put the Ghana Education Service on track on the challenges associated with the educational system in the country and negotiate for a good working condition and the welfare of teachers. Since the establishment of the concerned teachers association, Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) and the National Association Graduate Teachers have lost a percentage of their members to the Concerned Teachers.
It easy for a teacher to switch from one teacher union to another on the electronic payslip portal, Government of Ghana (GOG) payslip, with just a click of a button. There is a feature on the electronic payslip portal called, Change of Association. The list of all the teacher unions are listed in a drop down menu.
A report on social media platforms and other news portal which alleged that, the president of the Coalition of Concern Teachers Ghana and other two top executives have been fingured in a five hundred thousand Ghana cedis fraud on the union's account has caused many of their members to switch their membership from the union. The change of association button on the electronic payslip was hit with a heavy traffic as teachers seeks to switch their association.
A teacher in one of the Senior High School in Greater Accra narrated his ordeal with the union, and what made him switched back to his former union. The teacher claimed he joined the Coalition of Concern Teachers Ghana for five months and switched back to his former teacher union in the sixth month, according to the teacher just after he was enrolled on the concerned teachers whatsapp platform, he was welcome with rumors on the whatsapp platform that some of the executives have looted funds from the union's account to sponsor their education abroad. This informed his decision to switched back to his former association.
It is a mandatory for any public worker on Government of Ghana (GOG) payslip to be represented by one of the labor unions. A teacher cannot be without any of the teacher Unions. Teachers pay monthly dues for their unions and dues are invested by these teacher unions.
At the time teachers are fighting against the infamous 4% and 7% salary increments for 2021 and 2022, just to be hit with such a news that will distract their common core?, The three teacher Unions have already issued ultimatum to embark on series of strike actions until the government offer them what is due to them in terms of salary increment.
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