A team calling by itself the Involved ECG has distanced itself from a strike organised by some staff members of the Electrical energy Business of Ghana (ECG).
In accordance to the team, the strike which was embarked on by some portion of the enterprise on Monday was ‘micromanaged by the opposition.’
The team in a push assertion dated April 26, accused the staff in issue of being sponsored by some unknown figure to disrupt the responsibilities of ECG.
“We know of their sponsorship of the opposition and their backlinks. We know of their magic formula conferences with some executives of the opposition and their fruitless attempts to paint the image that the recent electricity distribution predicament is the worst of all time. We know of their designs to instigate personnel to disrupt electrical power source.
This comes just after staff of ECG’s Accra East branch embarked on a two-hour sit-down strike protesting against the Handling Director, Kwame Agyeman Budu of the business who has been described as incompetent.
Nevertheless, the protest was quick-lived following a directive by the National Labour Fee (NLC) buying the staff members of ECG to simply call off the industrial action.
In reaction to the NLC’s directive, the concerned ECG group mentioned that it associates must overlook the connect with to strike by the stated ECG workers.
In accordance to the group,”Currently, all our customers are at article. We encourage all members to disregard the ineffective contact to strike. If those individuals want us to strike dependent on our welfare, then we are all set to combat for our financial curiosity and employment rights.”
“Just past week, our pay back was elevated by 10% pending the ultimate negotiations. Other folks whose promotions experienced delayed for various several years have been promoted not too long ago by the administration right after just 14 months of our MD remaining in office. We are nevertheless in negotiation with administration and you want us to strike?” he quizzed.
It further more iterated that, they experienced no awareness about the sit-down strike as a result termed on administration to use the total sanctions under portion 168 of Act 651 to persons who will drag their names into disrepute.
“We the anxious ECG at the Head Workplace and across the place desire to point out emphatically that we cannot be swayed by selfish people inside PUWU [Public Utility workers Union] and their sponsors at the Head Office environment (who are months absent from retiring) into creating mayhem and jeopardising the present-day power distribution obstacle.”