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Labour cases stuck at NLC as no Commission is formed

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Labour adjudicating cases pending at the National Labour Commission (NLC), are expected to delay a little longer until a complete Commission is formed. Citi Business News understands the issue comes four months after the expiration of the former Commission in October last year (2017). Officials of the NLC however tell Citi Business News they are hopeful of resolving the issue ...

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ICU gets tough on enforcing daily minimum wage

Solomon Kotei - General Secretary, ICU

The Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU) has bemoaned the lack of monitoring by the various labor unions in enforcing the implementation of the daily minimum wage. The National Tripartite Committee in July last year (2017) announced a ten percent increment in the daily minimum wage. The decision pushed the figure up from a previous 8 cedis 80 pesewas to ...

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NLC to get new Commission by February 2018

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Labour unions seeking redress at the National Labour Commission (NLC) may have to wait for at least the end of January 2018 to get their issues duly addressed. This is the indication from the NLC as it hopes that its new Commission would have been formed by then. Citi Business News has been speaking to some analysts who believe a ...

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ICU bemoans delay in forming new NLC commission

Solomon Kotei - General Secretary, ICU

The Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union (ICU) has bemoaned government’s delay in the formation of a new Commission at the National Labour Commission (NLC) to adjudicate labour issues in the country. According to the ICU, the situation has resulted in the piling of cases at the NLC. The issue is also cited to have partly accounted for the unresolved labour ...

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Dismissed Starbow workers to get compensation if … – Austin Gammey

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Sacked workers of Starbow may lay claim to some compensation if the grounds for their contract termination are completely determined. This is the indication from labour analyst, Austin Gammey. The workers have been dismissed since last Thursday, November 30, 2017. The development comes weeks after the company’s aircrafts had an accident at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA). However, it is ...

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ICU pressurizes gov’t over new appointment at NLC

Solomon Kotei - General Secretary, ICU

The Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union (ICU) wants the government to reconsider at the modalities in appointing the new Executive Secretary of the National Labour Commission (NLC). The President Akufo Addo has appointed a new Executive Secretary of the NLC, Mr. Ofosu Asamoah. He replaces Mr. Charles Adongo Bawa Duah who was appointed by former President John Mahama in 2016. ...

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Employment Ministry investigates NLC staff agitations

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The Employment and Labour Relations Minister, Ignatius Baffour Awuah has told Citi Business News his outfit will investigate demands from workers of the National Labour Commission for their boss to be sacked. It follows an official complaint from the workers and defence by the management, to be presented to the Ministry on Thursday. “I do not know the gravity of ...

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