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Mortuary staff get in touch with off meant strike


The Mortuary Workers Affiliation of Ghana (MOWAG) has referred to as off its nationwide strike which was scheduled for Oct 1.

This follows effective negotiations in between the employees and the Ministry of Work and Labour Relations.

In a assertion issued right after the conference which took spot on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, the Ministry of Well being and the Honest Wages and Salaries Fee (FWSC) are mentioned to have agreed to the Association’s demand from customers for improved situation of company.

But speaking to JoyNews, the National Chairman for the Mortuary Employees Affiliation of Ghana, Edward Mensah claimed, whilst the scheduled strike has been identified as off, the Association will not hesitate to go through with its menace should really governing administration fall short to provide on its guarantee.

“We are holding on with the strike mainly because federal government has promised to satisfy all our calls for by 28th of this thirty day period.

“If by then our challenges have not been fixed then it is government providing us permission to go on strike and this time we will not listen to them for the reason that a guarantee is a assure and folks need to discover to continue to keep the claims they make to some others,” he explained.

Underneath are the conditions as spelt out in the statement

  • Truthful Wages and Salaries Fee really should collaborate with MOWAG to solve the issue of salaries and allowances using into consideration the hazards and uniqueness of their career.
  • That Mortuary attendant in wellbeing facilities with recorded situations of Covid-19 deaths must be viewed as as element of the front-line workers and consequently benefits from any benefit that it goes with.
  • That the Ministry of Well being ought to expedite action on and comprehensive the issuance of appointment letters to eligible mortuary personnel.
  • That the Ministry of Health and fitness need to assure the provision of adequate Personalized Protecting Equipment (PPE) to Mortuary workers in all wellbeing amenities at all situations. People PPEs should really not only be constrained to those of Covid-19 pandemic but also their regimen career assignments.
  • That MOWAG ought to liaise with the Labor Office to resolve issues relating to the issuance of a Collective Bargaining Certificate to MOWAG.
  • That all the decisions achieved should be carried out inside a month.
  • That a assembly would be convened among the the stakeholders which includes MOWAG on or before Oct 27, 2020, to bring finality to the conversations.
  • That, MOWAG has agreed to simply call off their supposed strike.

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