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GH¢50m Payroll Fraud; YEA To Release Details

Mr Justin Koduah Frimpong, CEO of the YEA, addressing the media

The Youth Employment Agency (YEA), has said it will soon publish the full details from its audit into the records of the Agency, during the erstwhile John Mahama administration, its Deputy Director, Mr. Ibrahim Bashiru has said. According to him, the Agency wants to ensure transparency and accountability in its dealings hence is being meticulous in its audit of the ...

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Ghana: Gov’t To Set Up Cement Factory At East Mamprusi


Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has noted that the Akufo-Addo administration is considering setting up a cement factory at Gbandaa, near Nalerigu, in the East Mamprusi district of the Northern Region. He said the limestone resource offered by Gbandaa would make it a perfect location for the siting of a cement plant under the governing New Patriotic Party’s One District ...

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E&P Fights SNNIT Back Over Contributions Payment


 Ibrahim Mahama, Brother of the former President Mahama whose construction company is facing legal action over the non-payment of workers social security contributions says, it has settled all arrears. Engineers and Planners, owned by Ibrahim Mahama, said in a statement it has paid GHC2 million which includes actual arrears of GHc668,754.75 and penalty of GHc387,709.31 which was imposed by SSNIT. ...

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Parliamentary Select Committee on Employment and Social Welfare Visits GPHA

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The Parliamentary Select Committee on Employment and Social Welfare has paid a working visit to the Ghana ports and Harbours Authority to familiarize themselves with the operations at the port and also congratulate the Director General of the port authority, Paul AsareAnsah  on his appointment. The committee members were received by the Director General and his management staff. Briefing the ...

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Tension @ National Labour Commission

The Employment and Labour Relations Ministry is to investigate the claims of the officials of the National Labour Commission (NLC) wanting their boss sacked. Staff of the NLC are demanding the immediate removal of the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Charles Adongo Bawa Duah. Information gathered by the Economy Times indicate that the move is in solidarity with two of ...

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More ‘Wahala’ For Ghanaians: ‘We Will Layoff Workers’

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 – Osafo Marfo declares Story: Prosper Agbenyega Contrary to the claims that President Akufo-Addo government will create jobs and ensure that every Ghanaian gets employment, government has started on the note of embarking on massive lay-offs in the various state institutions, departments and agencies to enable it have the latitude to fill those positions with members of the ruling party. ...

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Tema East MP Hails Port Expansion, Appeals For Employment Of Indegenes


The Tema Port expansion project was launched by H.E John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana at an impressive ceremony in Tema. The ambitious project, is a Public Private Partnership between the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), and Meridian Ports Services (MPS), involves an upgrade and significant expansion of Ghana’s main seaport. President Mahama said government’s decision ...

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Mahama ‘Hot’ Over GHC2bn Pension Funds


IT appears government has no money to pay six years accumulated tier-two pension money owed public sector workers. An emergency meeting summoned at Flagstaff House yesterday by President John Dramani Mahama to avert a strike action by 12 labour unions ended inconclusive. Sources familiar with what transpired at the meeting yesterday, told The Finder that the unions stuck to their ...

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Ghana: 12 Labour Unions Extend Strike Ultimatum


Twelve labour unions have given government up to 21 November to transfer their Tier-2 pension funds to their custodian banks or they embark on a nationwide strike. The Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana (CLOGSAG), Judicial Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSSAG), National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Ghana Medical Association (GMA), and eight other unions are upset ...

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Lower Court Judges To Strike Over Salary Increase

Judges outside Westminster Abbey, rear view

Lower court judges in Ghana are threatening to embark on a strike on November 21, 2016 if government fails to increase their salaries by 10 percent. “We therefore respectfully wish to notify your good office that members of the lower bench have taken a decision to withdraw our services from 21st November 2016 if the issue of the 10 percent ...

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