WIn a press conference dated 30th April,2021 the President of National Association of Graduate teachers (NAGRAT), Mr. Angel Carbonu has informed the general public on concerns of teachers ahead of International Labour Day Celebrations on May 1, 2021.
The President of NAGRAT informed the press that the current economic situation in Ghana has affected teachers in Ghana. He reiterated that we are celebrating May Day with prices of goods and services escalating.
Mr. Carbonu stated that in the midst of increase in prices of goods and services an economic adviser to government announced a government wage increase freeze for 3 years. However Mr.Carbonu stated that labour watchers, Labour unions and government officials have condemned such claims.
Mr. Carbonu informed the press that negotiations on minimum wage increase has begun and teachers are looking forward to a substantial increase in their salaries.
The president of NAGRAT informed the press that there are still challenges in the payment of responsibility allowances and salaries of teachers.The responsibility allowances and salaries of some teachers are still in arrears.
Here are copies of the press release.
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