The Greater Accra Chapter of the Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana(CLOGSAG) has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike in two weeks, if government fails to pay their interim premium.
The Association said government on August 18, 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with it for the payment of interim premium, but till date the monies have not been paid.
Mr Samuel Collison, the Greater Accra Regional Secretary of CLOGSAG said his members are upset with the approach of government vis a vis the payment of the interim premium, hence their intended action.
He said they will be forced to embark on a nationwide strike on July 4, if government fails to pay the money.
The group has embarked on a series of strike over the years for similar reasons. In August 2016, CLOGSAG embarked on a strike over the payment of the market premium.
They expressed frustration that the government had made interim payments to other categories of workers but had failed to extend the payments to their members. They also expressed their displeasure with a committee charged to work on market premiums for recommending their exclusion from the payments