TEWU Suspends Strike After Meeting with Government
TEWU Suspends Strike After Meeting with Government – The Teachers’ and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) has suspended its nationwide strike. This was after a meeting with its leadership and government today, Monday, January 18, 2021.
“We have reached an agreement with the government on the issues we have raised, so for now there is a need to suspend the strike action,” TEWU said in a press release.
It has thus urged it members to resume work tomorrow, Tuesday, January 19, 2021.
“We therefore call on our members on the various University campuses to resume work tomorrow ,19th January, 2021 whiles Leadership continues to engage with Government for the implementation of the agreement.”
TEWU declared an indefinite strike nationwide on Wednesday, 13th January 2021, to demand better conditions of service.
It has been in talks with the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission since June 2019 on the Review of the Conditions of Service for Unionized Staff of the Public Universities.
Read full Press Statement