Non Teaching Staff Of Colleges Of Education To Embark On Indefinite Strike.

Non teaching staff of colleges of education Embarks on an indefinite strike.

Non-teaching staff of Colleges of education to embark on an indefinite strike.
The non teaching staff of colleges of education has announced plans to embark on a strike action.
The Colleges of education non teaching staff association of Ghana (CENTSAG), said , the strike action has become necessary since their employers and the National Labour Commission have continuously disregarded their calls for an improvement in their conditions of service, to pay some allowances owed them despite several engagements.
Moreover, the Secretary of CENTSAG, Samuel Opoku in an interview with said only security personnels would be allowed to take post from Monday.
“We are embarking on an indefinite strike effective Monday, 11th April, 2022.
Our members comprising administrative staff, Kitchen staff, and estate staff will be on strike”
We do a lot in support of the teaching service.
According to him, at the moment, it is only the security that will be exempted from the strike because we have to protect lives and property even while we are on strike” he told Citi News.
Furthermore, according to the according to the association, there are issues about non teaching staff in colleges of education including wrong placement of first degree holders , non payment of migration arrears , exclusion of payment of generic allowances, partial payment of office holding allowances and no payment of interim market premium arrears.
” It will be recalled that a notice to embark on a strike was served in January 2022 but could not be carried through due to the intervention if the National Labour Commission. It is unfortunate that since January 2022, no commitment has been demonstrated to find a solution to the issues raised except partial payment of office holding allowances. The date given by the NLC for the government team to address the concern raised has elapsed , but no tangible solution had been professed ” the association noted.

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