CETAG To Embark On An Indefinite Strike Across All Forty-six (46) Public Colleges Of Education
The Leadership of the Colleges of Education Teachers' Association of Ghana (CETAG) says it has unanimously agreed to embark on an indefinite strike across all forty-six (46) Ghanaian Public Colleges of Education effective Thursday 6th January, 2022.
According to the Leadership, the indefinite industrial action is grounded on the failure by the Akufo-Addo government to implement the 2017—2020 Conditions of Service as agreed.
In a statement sighted by Thinknewsonline.com, it said "CETAG and Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on September 24, 2021, after reaching agreements on 2017-2020 Conditions of Service (COS) for members of the Association"
The statement also noted that the said MOU stated the effective date of implementation as January l, 2021, while payment of associated arrears of nine (9) months was to be paid in October, November, and December 2021.
CETAG revealed that the Association's National Council has resolved to follow through with its decision to withdraw teaching, one of its main duties, as stipulated in the Harmonised Conditions for Colleges of Education effective Thursday, January 6, 2022.
The National Council says it is entreating all CETAG members to comply with this directive until further notice.
Below is a copy of the release:
Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith