The National Association of Graduate Teachers(NAGRAT) has agreed to call off its strike, according to the National Labour Commission, ABC News can report.
NAGRAT embarked on an indefinite strike over what it described at the time as the untold hardship and pressure its members were facing following the introduction of a Human Resource Management Information System (HRMIS) by government.
According to the association, the HRMIS has brought about a lot of inconveniences in their teaching life including outstanding salary arrears, delays in promotion, additional responsibility allowance, delays in receiving promotion letters and the inability to seek transfer.
But Executive Secretary of the National Labour Commission, Vincent Ofosu Asamoah in a radio interview announced that NAGRAT has agreed to call off the strike following a meeting with the National Labour Commission (NLC), Ministry of Education and Fair Wages and Salaries Commission on Wednesday.
The Executive Secretary also revealed that the Union will hold another meeting with the association on Monday 18th 2019 to address other technical concerns of the association.
“We have agreed to call off the strike pending the meeting to be held on Monday…On Monday, the Ministry of Finance is being invited, Ministry of Education; Ministry of Employment; All the parties are going to be there”