The Teachers’ and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) has suspended its nationwide strike. This was after a meeting with its leadership and government yesterday (January 18, 2021).
TEWU in a statement signed by its General Secretary, Mark Dankyira Korankye and National Chairman, Ambrose Yao Kwadzodza said the Union has come to an agreement with Government on the issues presented, hence, the need to suspend the strike action for now.
The Teachers’ and Educational Workers Union declared an indefinite strike last Wednesday, 13th January, to demand better conditions of service.
Among the things they are seeking is a review of the Conditions of Service for Unionised Staff of the Public Universities which expired in 2008.
In the statement, TEWU has asked its members to return to work today (19th January).
BELOW IS A COPY OF THE STATEMENT
SUSPENSION OF INDUSTRIAL ACTION –
TEWU OF TUC (GH) OF THE PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES
The Teachers and Educational Workers’ Union, TEWU, National Leadership in consultation with the Local Executives of the Public Universities hereby resolve to suspend the industrial action embarked upon by the Union in demand for some conditions of service.
We have come to an agreement with Government on the issues we presented and therefore there is the need to suspend the strike action for now.
We therefore call on our members on the various University campuses to resume work tomorrow ,19th January, 2021 whiles Leadership continues to engage with Government for the implementation of the agreement.
MARK DANKYIRA KORANKYE AMBROSE YAO KWADZODZA
GENERAL SECRETARY NATIONAL CHAIRMAN