Organised Labour has appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to use his executive powers to grant workers at least a 20 per cent Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) in the wake of the economic hardships being experienced in the country.
Organised Labour has questioned why Chief Executives and heads of some loss making State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) are earning salaries that are three times higher than that of even the President of Ghana.
Organised Labour on Sunday demanded of government, a number of actions to reduce “the hardships workers and their families have had to endure especially in the last two years or so”, to demonstrate it is sensitive to, and cares about, the plight of Ghanaians.
Delegates of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) who thronged the auditorium of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) hall last Thursday to elect executive for the Bolgatanga Central Constituency were thrown into shock when one of them collapsed and died.
James Gyakye Quayson, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin North whose election has been nullified by the High Court, and subsequently prohibited by the Supreme Court from holding himself as an MP, has faulted the apex court for deciding a matter over which, according to him, it had no jurisdiction.
The injuncted National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin North, James Gyakye Quayson, has urged the Supreme Court to reverse its decision barring him from performing his duties as an MP until the determination of a suit challenging the constitutionality of his election.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nasara Coordinator of the Sissala-West Constituency is in stable condition at the Upper West Regional Hospital following injuries he sustained after he was attacked at Gwollu in the Upper West Region.