Government Agrees To Pay 15 Percent COLA To Teachers

Information available to First News has it that government has agreed to pay 15 percent of Cost-of-Living Allowance (COLA) to teachers.

The payment of the Cost of Living Allowance takes effect  from July 1, 2022.

Four teacher unions have since last week Tuesday embarked on a strike action to press on government to pay 20% of their salary as their Cost of Living Allowance(COLA).

The executives of the four teacher unions namely; Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Teachers and Educational Workers’ Union (TEWU) and Coalition of Concerned Teachers (CCT) have served notice that they will come out to address its members on the next step they will be taking.

All public Service Workers are part of the Cost of Living Allowance. The four teacher unions have also called off the strike.

The General Secretary of the TUC, Dr. Anthony Yaw Baah has therefore called on the striking workers to called off the strike.


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