The leadership of the University Teachers of Ghana (UTAG), has agreed in principle to call off their strike after a crucial meeting with the Education Committee of Parliament.
This was revealed by the Ranking Member of the Education Committee, Peter Nortsu-Kotoe, who said UTAG will announce their decision after consultation with members.
The meeting with the Education Committee featured UTAG, the Minister for Employment and Labour Relations as well as officials of the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission.
“”After listening to the cases, we realised that there will be the need for more dialogue. We finally appealed as a committee to UTAG to call off the strike which they agreed in Principle. We expect they call off the strike today and then continue with the negotiations,” Peter Nortsu-Kotoe said.
The Labour Division of the Accra High Court on Tuesday granted an interlocutory injunction against the industrial action by the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) after an appeal by the National Labour Commission (NLC).
The NLC dragged UTAG to court after attempts to have UTAG call off its strike failed.