Members of the University of Ghana Branch of the Teachers and Education Workers Union (TEWU) have embarked on a procession round the campus protesting what they describe as the “worsened living conditions of the common worker”.
The procession ended with hoisting of a red flag at the University’s main entrance to signify an indefinite strike by TEWU.
“We are protesting moral injustice. We are protesting discrimination against the public university workers and terms of proper placement unto the Single Spine Salary Structure,” said Augustine Karbo, Chairman, TEWU-Legon.
He told TV3's Daniel Opoku that members are not the least happy about the 15 per cent special allowances that have been denied workers.
“We are equally protesting the delay in the review of our conditions of services that has expired since 2008,” he voiced out.
“These have worsened the living conditions of the common worker of in the public universities.”
TEWU began its nationwide strike on Monday and already lectures at some major public universities have been affected as halls were closed to students and teachers.
Source: TV3 News|Ghana