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PROTEST PETITION: HIGH AND RISING COST OF LIVING IN GHANA
DATE: 24TH JULY, 2014
The leadership and members of Organized Labour, today, July 24 2014, embarked on nationwide Demonstration to express the frustrations of working people and Ghanaians on the prevailing high and rising cost of living. The protestations have become necessary in order to draw your attention, your Excellency President John Dramani Mahama and your government, to the dire economic
NEGOTIATIONS FOR 2014 BASE PAY ON THE SINGLE SPINE SALARY STRUCTURE AND THE POLICY STATEMENT ON THE GHANAIAN ECONOMY PRESENTED BY THE MINISTER OF FINANCE TO PARLIAMENT ON 1ST APRIL 2014
This week, the negotiations for upward review of the Base Pay on the Single Spine
Salary Structure commenced under the auspices of the Public Services Joint Standing
Negotiating Committee (PSJSNC). This year’s negotiations are important for two reasons.
First, it marks the end of the five-
General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
The General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) Global, Sharan Burrow has impressed upon Trade Union leadership, the urgent need to negotiate a living wage to replace the Minimum Wage which is currently woefully inadequate due to global financial trends.
Sharan made this comment in her address to the TUC (Ghana’s) emergency Steering Committee meeting organized in her behalf at the TUC Hall in Accra. She pointed out that the world’s 7% formal sector workers are the least paid and the least respected. This is due to simply to the growth and dominance of global capital which is drowning the world.
THEME: ORGANISING FOR EMPOWERMENT, EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AND INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY
Let me begin by extending our deepest condolences to the Government and People of Ghana as well as to Dr. Mrs. Naadu Mills, the son and the family of the late Professor J.E.A Mills for the untimely demise of His Excellency, Professor Mills former President of the Republic of Ghana. Let me also thank the Government and indeed the people of Ghana for the befitting funeral and burial that we have all organized for our President. We could not have done it any better
THE GENERAL ECONOMIC SITUATION IN GHANA
In July 2013, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) issued a statement on the state of the Ghanaian economy. In that statement we raised serious concerns about the health of the economy and its implications for the working people of Ghana and their families. We expressed grave concern about the nature of economic policies and the quality of economic management. This followed an earlier statement, issued in June 2012, calling attention to the rapid depreciation of the Ghana cedi against the major international currencies.
PENSION: IT'S YOUR
RIGHT AND YOUR RESPONSIBILITY
Dear Friends, Brothers and Sisters of the great African family! We need your help!
The Parliament of Ghana is moving to the Consideration Stage in the Passage of the ##PlantBreede rsBill, aka "Monsanto Law", which places the rights of the Plant Breeder, over and above the laws of Ghana.