As per the President, this position is to help relieve the weight on the public handbag in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Talking at the current year's May Day celebration on Saturday May 1, Mr. Akufo-Addo said "…
"We additionally utilize this year to guarantee that all laborers are vaccinated to secure their lives and upgrade their profitability. I have taken the choice to freeze the pay increase during the current year, 2021 for myself as president, the VP, ministers, agent ministers and all deputies of the leader.
"It is our unassuming commitment to diminish the harm to our public income and to help hurry our country's recuperation from the assaults of the pandemic."
The Secretary-General of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) Mr. Yaw Baah uncovered that 800,000 laborers in Ghana experienced compensation cuts because of the impact of the Covid on the neighborhood economy.
He related the effect of the infection on specialists during the May Day celebration on Saturday, May 1 in Accra.
Mr. Baah said at the occasion that specialists had needed to bear colossal monetary pressing factors following the pandemic.
He said in addition to other things that "800,000 laborers were influenced by pay decrease."
He further uncovered that helpless lodging for laborers and deferral in the arrangement of the normal the lowest pay permitted by law are among a portion of the worries of laborers that the president should manage.
Mr. Baah guaranteed the president that coordinated work is willing and prepared to help the public authority tackle the assaults of the infection on the economy.
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