Parliamentarians have eulogised frontline staff for their endeavours in assisting the nation include the Covid-19 pandemic as the planet
marks May possibly Day.
In a speech on the Flooring on Thursday, Ignatius Baffour Awuah, the Work Minister confident that inspite of the effect of the pandemic, government’s determination to their welfare continues to be paramount.
“I will like to one out our hardworking frontline personnel who have
availed on their own to dwell-conserving steps as the nation fights Covid-19 and its related issues…Government’s motivation to the welfare of employees remains resolute and will usually be one of our key priorities,” he reported.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu named for a
realistic negotiation involving labour unions and governing administration on how effectively
employers can be remunerated, bearing in mind the impact of Covid-19 on the financial system.
“Unfortunately, when we are striving to evaluate up around the previous 3 a long time, we have been brought down by this Covid-19 pandemic…That is why it is critical at this stage to begin negotiations with organised labour for us to know realistically what is in advance of us as a place,” the The greater part Chief pressured.
For his aspect, the Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu also urged government not to ignore about exceptional problems bothering the labour front even as Covid-19 concerns dominate conversations.
“Whether Covid or no Covid, there are issues relating to pensions which
have not been considerably solved.
“The unification of pensions…we still have Act 766, which offers with the Countrywide Pensions Act and you have it coexisting with Cap 30. That is not feasible,” he claimed.
Mr Iddrisu also drew government’s focus to issues this kind of as maternity
leave and abuse of employees.