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FWSC makes firm commitment to conclude on SSA-UoG conditions of Service


The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) says it has taken firm commitment to conclude on negotiations with the Senior Staff Association –Universities of Ghana (SSA-UoG) on their conditions of Service.


Following an indefinite strike action by the Senior Staff Association –Universities of Ghana on May 18th, the Government, represented by the Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations (MELR), the Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) held an emergency meeting with the leadership of the Senior Staff Association – Universities of Ghana on Wednesday 19th May , 2021 at the Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations to discuss matters pertaining the indefinite strike action taken by the SSA-UoG.


The parties, in a joint communique issued yesterday has settled that the interest on the tier-two pension of members of the SSA-UoG will be negotiated and computed for payment.


It also noted that the parties have agreed that the request for non-basic allowance is to be discussed further and approved upon.


Meanwhile the SSA – UoG said it will consult its National Executive council (NEC) on the matter of calling off the strike.


In the intervening time, also, the government and the SSA-UoG has agreed to resolve all matters within 60 days.


In interaction with Info Radio, the National Chairman of the SSA – UoG, Zakaria Mohammed, said despite the aforementioned agreement, their strike action is still effective for all members until the outcome of the pending National Executive Council Meeting, which will decide whether they will call off the strike or not.