TEWU Temporarily Halts Strike Following Negotiations


The Tertiary Education Workers Union of Ghana (TEWU-GH) has decided to suspend its two-week-long strike as a response to ongoing negotiations with the government.

The strike, which initially began on February 1 over the government’s non-payment of vehicle maintenance allowances, saw a brief continuation despite talks held on February 9.

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After a meeting with the National Labour Commission (NLC) and government representatives on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, TEWU-GH announced the suspension of the strike.

The union’s national executive council called for an emergency meeting on Thursday, during which it was decided to comply with the NLC’s directive and halt the strike to allow for further discussions with the government.

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In a statement released following the meeting, TEWU-GH emphasized the need for continued engagement and cooperation with the government.

The union confirmed that the ongoing strike action has been temporarily suspended with immediate effect, indicating a willingness to pursue a resolution through peaceful negotiations.

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