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The Teachers and Education Workers Union (TEWU) of Ghana Suspends Strike.

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The Teachers and Education Workers Union (TEWU) of Ghana has suspended its nationwide strike over poor conditions of service.

This decision was taken after a meeting with government over their concerns took place. According to them, an agreement was reached between them and the government, therefore the need to suspend the strike action.

In a statement, TEWU said, “the TEWU National leadership in consultation with the local executives of the public universities hereby resolve to suspend the industrial action embarked upon by the union in demand for some conditions of service.”

“We have come to an agreement with the government on the issues represented and therefore there is a need to suspend the strike action for now. We, therefore, call on our members on the various university campuses to resume work on the 19th of January 2021 while leadership continues to engage with government for the implementation of the agreement.”