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CAREER-JOBS

"You Deserve 0% Increment": Ghanaians Blast Prof. Adei For Comments On Salary Increment

The issue of salaries given to government officials and public sector workers has been debated on by Ghanaians for some time on social media platforms and on the streets. Many argue that the salaries given to government officials is incomparable to salaries given to public sector workers and as such something should be done about it.

  2 months ago ago

EDUCATION

Ken Ofori Atta Goes Silent On UTAG's Request; Will The Strike Resume As Threatened?

Just about two days, the National Secretary of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) Prof Ransford Gyampo cautioned the Minister of Finance Ken Ofori Atta against a possible silence of the 2022 budget on the demands made by the professional union in respect of their conditions of service.

  17 days ago ago
Ken Ofori Atta Goes Silent On UTAG's Request; Will The Strike Resume As Threatened?

EDUCATION

Prof Gyampo Hints Of UTAG's Indefinite Strike; Gives Cogent Reasons For Intended Action

It appears the leadership of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has reached a deadlock persuading their members to admit the terms they've reached with the government in respect of their conditions of service. Prof Ransford Gyampo who is the National Secretary for UTAG in his latest post about the development, warns of indefinite strike action against the government over this matter.

  1 month ago ago
Prof Gyampo Hints Of UTAG's Indefinite Strike; Gives Cogent Reasons For Intended Action

EDUCATION

Prof Gyampo Sends Strong Warnings to Ken Ofori Atta Ahead of 2022 Budget Presentation

The University of Ghana branch secretary for the University Teachers Association of Ghana(UTAG) has cautioned the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta ahead of the 2022 budget presentation on the floor of Parliament. In an opened letter to the Finance Minister sighted on his Facebook page on Wednesday, Professor Gyampo warned UTAG would embark upon a massive strike if the demand for improved conditions of service for university teachers are not catered for in the 2022 budget.

  24 days ago ago
Prof Gyampo Sends Strong Warnings to Ken Ofori Atta Ahead of 2022 Budget Presentation

EDUCATION

Politicians are more important than you because you allowed yourselves to be used; teachers told

In August this year, the University Teachers Association of Ghana called off their industrial strike over conditions of service after they signed a Memorandum of Understanding to have a one month negotiation with the government. But from all indications, the two parties seem not to have come to a consensus as UTAG, in a press release dated September 22, indicated the government's unwillingness to grant them their request.

  2 months ago ago
Politicians are more important than you because you allowed yourselves to be used; teachers told

POLITICS

Most Ghanaians Expressed Hardships in The Country When Nana Aba Asked This Question

Fuel and food prices have shot up considerably in recent times. The economic situation in the country has never been favorable ever since the coronavirus pandemic struck the world. This has made Ghanaians put more pressure on the government to be up and doing to remedy the situation in the earliest possible time.

  3 months ago ago
Most Ghanaians Expressed Hardships in The Country When Nana Aba Asked This Question

EDUCATION

Your Finance Minister Is Treating Us Like Rags, Intervene - Prof. Gyampo To Prez.

Earlier in August this year, the University Teachers' Association of Ghana (UTAG) suspended all teaching and learning activities across all public university campusesin Ghana to demand for a better conditions of service from the government. After the legal battle that ensued between the National Labour Commission, the association, UTAG decided to suspend the strike and revisit the negotiation table.

  2 months ago ago
Your Finance Minister Is Treating Us Like Rags, Intervene - Prof. Gyampo To Prez.

HEALTH

Nana Addo Fulfills A Major Promise as Sites Have Been Secured to Implement Agenda 111

The president has had some rough times in his second term of office. Many are complaining about hardships, lack of employment opportunities, low salaries among others. This has necessitated some youths to hit the street to demonstrate their displeasure about events in the country and put the government on its toes to be up and doing.

  3 months ago ago
Nana Addo Fulfills A Major Promise as Sites Have Been Secured to Implement Agenda 111

EDUCATION

Prof Gyampo: We are Likely To Mobilize The Mother Of All Strike Actions If Things Don't Change

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has lamented the government’s unconcerned attitude during the renegotiation period after suspending its August Strike action. Prof Gyampo, the University of Ghana Chapter Secretary of UTAG said the Government was still acting unconcerned during the renegotiation period.

  2 months ago ago
Prof Gyampo: We are Likely To Mobilize The Mother Of All Strike Actions If Things Don't Change

EDUCATION

UTAG Stages Industrial Action On Friday

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) in a news release has instructed members to resume their suspended strike on Friday, October 8, 2021, over bad conditions of service. “Following the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement with the Employer to complete the negotiations on the Conditions of Service of University Teachers within one (1) month by resolving all outstanding issues, which formed the basis for suspending the strike, it is sad to report that the one-month moratorium has elapsed and the negotiation has almost reached a stalemate.”

  1 month ago ago
UTAG Stages Industrial Action On Friday

EDUCATION

4 Reasons Why UTAG Called off the Strike

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) recently declared the strike to drum home their poor condition of service. The strike action which commenced on 14 June has been called after an agreement between the National Labour Commission and UTAG. Although  National   Labour Commission has recently taken UTAG  to court and has been praying on the court to order the lecturers to go back to the classroom which they refused.

  3 months ago ago
4 Reasons Why UTAG Called off the Strike

EDUCATION

It all depends on the Gov't, if we will go on with the strike - UTAG Prez threatens

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has threatened to go on strike this coming Friday, October 8, 2021 if government, who is their employer refuses to pay heed to their requests. According to the newly-elected National President of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), Professor Solomon Nunoo, if the Ghanaian government doesn't do something about the on going conversation, University teachers will go on strike as promised.

  2 months ago ago
It all depends on the Gov't, if we will go on with the strike - UTAG Prez threatens

EDUCATION

Latest: UTAG To Call Off Strike After Reaching Agreement With Government

The Ministry Of Education (MoE), after meeting with the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) on their decision to resume the industrial action says it has reached an agreement with UTAG to call off the intended strike action which was slated for Friday, 8th October 2021.

  1 month ago ago
Latest: UTAG To Call Off Strike After Reaching Agreement With Government

EDUCATION

Just In: UTAG Likely to Resume Strike As Negotiation With Government Proves Futile

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) after it suspended its strike action to negotiate with the government over a better condition of service has called on President Akufo-Addo to intervene in the matter. Secretary of UTAG, Prof Gyampo who made the call in a letter to the government and copied to his Facebook page today, 17th September 2021 said the one month negotiation period expires in five days but no good result has been achieved at the roundtable.

  2 months ago ago
Just In: UTAG Likely to Resume Strike As Negotiation With Government Proves Futile

EDUCATION

Checkout What UTAG Will Do If Their Demands Are Not Met Before 16th August,2021

For the past two weeks ,the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has been on strike because according to them their demands have not been met by the government. As a result , all teaching activities were put to halt to show how serious they were with their concern.

  3 months ago ago
Checkout What UTAG Will Do If Their Demands Are Not Met Before 16th August,2021

EDUCATION

UTAG agrees to call off strike

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has agreed to hold on to its strike after an emergency meeting with the National Labour Commission (NLC) and the Employment and Labour Relations Ministry. This follows a release of a memorandum of agreement signed between the government and the Teachers Association.

  3 months ago ago
UTAG agrees to call off strike

JUSTICE

UTAG Strike to be called off

The UTAG strike hasn’t been called off. There is a meeting between UTAG and NLC on 23rd August 2021. If it doesn’t go in favor of UTAG, they will still continue to embark on their industrial strike. National Labour Commission secured the injunction against the strike, arguing that the law forbids UTAG from proceeding on the industrial action when negotiations are underway.

  3 months ago ago
UTAG Strike to be called off

EDUCATION

A Level 400 Student Of KNUST Commits Suicide-Checkout His Reason

The student populace in Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has been put in a condition of mourning when it came to the notice of the institution that a level 400 student had passed on. According to the report, the student, Frederick Asamoah Frimpong, went home during the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) strike since no teaching and learning activities were going on in school.

  3 months ago ago
A Level 400 Student Of KNUST Commits Suicide-Checkout His Reason

EDUCATION

UTAG strike continues, will students go home or stay on Campus?

The University Teachers of Ghana ( UTAG), embark on strike on 2nd August 2021. With the motive that government should come to their and increase their salary before academic work can continue. The University Teachers Association of Ghana ( UTAG) strikes continues this week.The General Secretary of the University Teachers Association of Ghana, (UTAG) Professor Ransford Gyampo has strongly to the public to disregard reports that UTAG has suspended its strike action over poor conditions of service.

  3 months ago ago
UTAG strike continues, will students go home or stay on Campus?

EDUCATION

UTAG STRIKE: Lecturers To Embark On Another Strike As Government Fails To Address Their Issue

The general secretary of the University Teachers Association of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo has called on government to address their issue before their one month suspension elapse. Weeks ago the University Teachers Association of Ghana went on an indefinite strike over poor working conditions. Upon series of meetings with stakeholders, they decided to suspend their strike for a month where in that period negotiations will continue to settle all differences.

  2 months ago ago
UTAG STRIKE: Lecturers To Embark On Another Strike As Government Fails To Address Their Issue