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Poor Labour practices undermining Ghana’s fishing industry

Some fishing companies in Ghana pay as low as 80 Ghana Cedis a month to employees on their vessels. Poor labour practices including low wages,...
farmers

Farmers Welcome ICI Interventions

Cocoa farmers in the Assin Fosu hub of the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) have said the international NGO’s support, aimed at improving their livelihoods,...
Ignatius Baffour Awuah

Government to set plans in motion to end migrants’ abuse

The Government would, from next week, start engaging Gulf States missions in Ghana, to discuss the excessive abuse of Ghanaian migrants so as to...
Fistula Centres

GHS Mobilise Obstetric Fistula Patients For Repairs

Obstetric Fistula (OBF) is one of the most devastating medical disabilities afflicting women because of complications emanating from lack of surgical intervention for prolonged...
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TUC Honours 24 Workers In B/A

The Brong-Ahafo Regional Council of labour of the Trade Congress (TUC) on Monday honoured 24 workers in the region for their service to the...

AASU congratulates African Workers on May Day

The All- African Students' Union (AASU) has in a press statement, extended its congratulatory message to all African Workers for the immense effort they...

Minister Lament On Poor Living Condition Of Workers

Government is committed to collaborating with Organised Labour in the implementation of its policies and programmes to develop the country, Mr Sulemana Alhassan, the...

Minority in Parliament Congratulates Workers Of Ghana

The Minority in Parliament has congratulated Ghanaian workers on this year’s May Day Celebration and urged them to continue to make Ghana work as...
President Nana Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s President Says Ghana Must Be Free From Mindset Of Dependence

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday rallied Ghanaians to turn over a new leaf and a new page in the history of the...
Illegal miners in business

Worker’s Unions Urge Gov’t To Preserve Water Bodies

The various worker’s unions within the Western Region have called on government to help save the country's water bodies from the activities of illegal...
President Nana Akufo-Addo

President Of Ghana Promise To Get Economy Out Of Doldrums

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday assured organised labour that his administration’s policies and programmes would set the country onto the path of...

Gov’t Of Ghana Acknowledge Challenges Of Workers

Mr Salifu Saeed, Northern Regional Minister, has called on workers “to stand up against laziness and absenteeism at work places and all forms of...

GEA congratulates workers

The Ghana Employers’ Association (GEA) has commended Organised Labour and all workers of Ghana for their immense and invaluable contribution towards the promotion, sustenance...

Bush Fires Destroys 99 Electricity Poles In C/R

More than seventy-eight high tension and forty-nine low tension electricity poles were destroyed by bush fires in the Central Region in 2016. Mr William Coleman,...
Labour Unions

Council Tasked With Industrial Peace And Harmony

The Birim Central Municipal Council of Labour has elected new officers to effectively organize workers for increased productivity. The 17-member executive committee is chaired by...
Labour Unions

PSWU Inaugurates 17 Member Executive Committee

Mr Johnson Edmund Kyeremeh, the Eastern Regional Industrial Relations Officer of the Public Service Workers Union (PSWU), has inaugurated a 17-member executive committee of...

Enforce Ghana Labour Laws to Curb Workplace Abuse – Quarshigah

The Member of Parliament for the Keta constituency, Richard Quashigah has called for stringent application of the country’s labour laws as a measure of...

Nana Addo Asked To Modify Millennium Challenge Second Compact

The Public Utility Workers’ Union of Ghana (PUWU) has commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s for his commitment to further dialogue on the implementation...
Some of the girls under training in bamboo bike making

INBAR Ask Government To Establish Bamboo Research Center

The government has been asked to take steps to establish a bamboo research and technology centre to aggressively promote bamboo production in the country. Mr....
Industrial and Commercial Workers Union

ICU Excited About Corporate Tax Reduction

The Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU), has given thumbs-up for Government’s commitment to reduce corporate taxes to relieve the burden on business and...
robber

2 Persons Jailed 41 Years For Robbery

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday convicted two persons to a total of 41 years iimprisonment for conspiring and robbing at gun point one...
European Union

British Lawmakers Ready To Give Theresa May The Green Light

British lawmakers were set to give Prime Minister Theresa May the green light to launch negotiations on leaving the European Union late Wednesday. The House...

Labour Unions Demand Mahama’s Ex-Gratia Be Put On Hold

The twelve labour unions who are demanding the payment of their tier two contributions, have called on the Akufo-Addo government to immediately suspend the...
blood

FDA Creates Awareness On Its Mandate

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has organised a blood donation exercise to create awareness on its mandate to regulate blood and blood derivatives...

UK Begins Post-Brexit Data Collection Exercise On Labour Shortages

An informal information gathering exercise is going on across Whitehall as different departments talk to various sectors across the economy to piece together a...

Labour Unions Welcomes 10% Wage Increment

Organised Labour has welcomed the 10% increment of the minimum wage although the group said it could have been better. The National Tripartite Committee...
Dr. Bawumia

NPP will labour for the good of all Ghanaians – Bawumia

He said it would be driven by the interest of the people – and do everything to tackle the widespread economic suffering and rising...
Group photo of Participants

Domestic Workers seek C 189 in handling labour migration

The day, which was celebrated under auspices of Domestic Services Workers Union (DSWU) with sponsorship from the International Union of Food (IUF), was on...
Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Haruna Iddrisu

Labour Minister Vows to Deal With Firms Abusing Ghanaian Workers

Haruna Iddrisu’s comment follows reports of ill-treatment meted out to an employee of Gateway Logistics Limited in Takoradi, who was chained to a container...
Newmont

Newmont Ghana Awarded For Corporate Excellence In Labour, Human Rights

The ACE award recognizes American companies that are leading in responsible business conduct worldwide. Newmont Ghana emerged a 2015 finalist at a US Ambassador/American Chamber...