The government has moved to intervene in the ongoing lay-off of some 1,700 workers of the Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG), inherited from the five defunct banks.
As part of the move, the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations today met with the key stakeholder groups to ensure a well defined structure in dealing with the terminations, and ensure the payment of the required packages.
At the end of the crunch meeting which was attended by leaders from the Central Bank, CBG, and the relevant labour unions, the meeting resolved to have further engagement between the Receiver and the laour unions to collectively address the emerging issues affecting the workers.
A statement signed by Labour Minister, Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, after the meeting said “government assures the general public that it will continue to monitor outcomes of the engagement between the Receiver and the Unions to ensure amicable resolution of the issues affecting the workers.”
Read full statement below :