The National Union of Ghana Students – NUGS has today, Wednesday , 14th July 2021, paid a visit to the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations. Present was Hon Ignatius Baffour Awuah ( Minister ) , Hon Wereko Brobbey ( Deputy Minister ) and other staff members.
According to the group, conversations with the Ministry was centred on recent strike actions and potential strikes from labor groups that have threaten the stability of academic activities.
The Union in their quest charged the Ministry to act more proactively rather than reactionary towards mitigating the impact of strikes from Labor Unions, citing the recent TEWU and Senior Staff Members strikes which left students in dismay as examples.
The Union further proposed partnership with the ministry on its intended National Dialogue on The Future of Jobs, a platform intended to educate the public on the changing nature of job markets and why the youth must adapt to fit in.