Judicial service staff to embark on strike over salary

Judicial service staff to embark on strike over salary

The Judicial Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSAG) says its members will resort to a nationwide strike if the government fail to implement the Judicial Council recommendation to pay them their consolidated salaries.

Judicial service staff to embark on strike over salary

File photo: Mr Alex Nartey (left), the President of JUSAG, speaking during the March, 30, 2016 press conference

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It has, therefore, given the government up to Wednesday, May 18, 2016, to implement the recommended consolidated salaries or face an industrial action.

The judicial workers have for some time now made efforts at demanding the implementation of the Judicial Council’s recommendation of the consolidated salaries.

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Derrick Annan, JUSAG general secretary told the Daily Graphic that the association had to call off an earlier strike they planned for March 30 after assurances by the government that the Presidential Committee would offer immediate solution to their plight.

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He said all attempts to get the government to pay the approved salaries had so far yielded no fruit and they felt it was a deliberate ploy to delay the negotiation process.

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