The president of the Coalition of Concerned Teachers Ghana (CCT-GH) together with two other national leaders of the union has not been arrested. This is to disregard the news that the three persons have been arrested for defrauding the union of a huge amount. According to a circular released by the communication Director, Adokwei Ayikwi-Awulley, he revealed that King Ali Awudu, the President, Ako Forson, the General Secretary and the Communication Director himself are currently in a NEC Meeting at Koforidua.
Due to the COVID-19, the educational calendar came to a standstill for nearly a year and hence teachers due for promotion also shared the same fate. After resuming the academic calendar, teachers who qualify for promotion are still delayed due to greater workload of documents at GES Headquarters.
The negotiation for the 2021 base pay commenced in March, 2021.Information intercepted by Avenueghana.com indicates that negotiations halted for the Tripartite Committee to determine the minimum wage for 2021 as the new minimum wage will form the basis upon which the Base Pay will be determined.The minimum wage has not been determined yet as negotiation is still ongoing and will finally be determined by the middle of May 2021.
The group complained that the money they receive at the end of the month is very small to cater to their needs.This makes them suffer in buying their basic needs due to the increase in the increased prices of goods and services.According to them any further delay by the government to complete the base pay negotiations will make teachers worse off.
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