JUST IN: An emergency meeting between the government and organized labour about COLA

The Government, represented by the Ministers for Employment and Labour Relations, Finance, Education and National Security on the one hand; and Organised Labour on the other, held an Emergency Meeting on Friday 8th July 2022, at the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations Conference Room on the afore-mentioned subject matter (COLA).

The Parties wish to state that:

The government has taken note of the demand by Organised Labour for 20% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) in the light of the current economic conditions prevailing in the country.

Government is committed to engaging Organised Labour to find a lasting solution to the same.

The government has appealed to the Teacher Unions to call off their ongoing industrial action.

In the light of the foregoing, the Parties have resolved to reconvene on Tuesday 12th July 2022 at 2 pm, to begin negotiations on demand by Organised Labour on Cost Of Living Allowance (COLA).


Below is the letter issued by the Ministry of Employment & Labour Relations

Source: Constechz.com


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