Teachers declare strike over legacy arrears

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) and the Coalition of Concerned Teachers Ghana (CCT) have declared a nationwide strike effective Monday, 9 December 2019, over the failure of the government to pay their legacy arrears.

 The teacher unions made the joint announcement at a press conference held in Accra on Thursday, 5 December 2019.

 According to the unions, the arrears date as far back as 2012 to 2016.

 The President of the National Association of Teachers, Phillipa Larson, said:  “In line of this development, we, the Ghana National Association of Teachers, National  Association of Graduated Teachers, Coalition of Concerned Teachers Ghana, do, hereby, declare today, a strike action by our members effective Monday, 9 December 2019.”

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