The three striking teacher unions have called off their industrial action.
The unions called off the strike after the National Labour Commission (NLC) secured a restraining order from the court against them on Friday November 11.
President of the Ghana National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) Angel Carbonou at a press briefing said “we can’t disrespect the court order. To that end, we are telling all our members to resume work on Monday. Every teacher should go to work on Monday.”
“We are law abiding citizens, we have decided to obey the orders of the court and have asked our members to call off the strike and to go back to the classrooms, and also ensure that the directive that the Labour Commission is giving that we will engage the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relation and report to the Labour Commission on the 16th on the issues that we led to the strike in the first place. We are determined to do that in our engagement with the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Education.”
The unions NAGRAT, the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) and the Coalition of Concerned Teachers (CCT) we’re dragged to court by the NLC after their failed to resume work following a directive by the NLC.