The Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations will this morning meet with striking University lecturers as their protest enters the second day.

The National Labour Commission has also invited the University Teachers Association of Ghana(UTAG) and Senior Staff Association of the University of Ghana to appear before it on August 5, 2021.

The UTAG is demanding the implementation of a 2012 Single Spine package which puts entry-level lecturers on a salary of $2,084, or Senior staffers the computation of and release of their Tier Two pension and arrears with interest.

Members of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) on Monday, August 2, withdraw their services.

A letter dated July 30 and addressed to all UTAG branches by the leadership asked all members of various campuses to comply with the directive.

The teacher union had since the beginning of July warned of industrial action should government refuse to resolve their concerns over their conditions of service.

According to UTAG, tension is mounting between its leadership and members due to the posture of the government towards their service conditions.

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