Advocacy

GEA meets the National Labour Commission

The Ghana Employers’ Association has called on the National Labour Commission (NLC) to work effectively and efficiently to settle all disputes that are brought before it for adjudication, to enable employers undertake their business activities efficiently.

This was made in its 309th Council Meeting, held on 5th September, 2018, at the Golden Tulip Hotel, in Accra. Council informed the seven Commissioners that employers are not too happy about the manner and way the Commission is proceeding with its work, as its laws and rulings are unable to bring sanity into the industrial relations space, thus distorting business performance. Employers also commented that the Commission and all stakeholders should make conscious efforts in reviewing the role of Mediators and Arbitrators in the dispute settlement process. Since these actors play a critical role in shaping the industrial relations environment. Read more

GEA engages  Minister of Business Development 

The Ashanti Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) of the Ghana Employers’ Association in Kumasi organized a Chief Executive Breakfast Meeting on Friday, 6th July 2018 at the Golden Tulip Hotel. The meeting, which was attended by the Minister for Business Development, Dr Mohammed Awal, was to discuss pertinent issues affecting the business fraternity in the country. Click to read more

 

GEA-TUC sensitises informal economy operatives on labour laws

GEA in collaboration with the Trades Union Congress (TUC) Ghana andwith funding support from the Business Advocacy (BUSAC) Fund, embarked on sensitisation workshops in some selected regional capitals of the country namely, Accra, Kumasi, Takoradi and Koforidua where most informal sector businesses exist. Read more

 

GEA holds skills validation forum

GEA organized a skills validation forum, on 5th July, 2017, to validate the Skills Development Survey conducted to reveal the skills dynamics in the Ghanaian Labour Market. The forum was held at the African Regent Hotel, and was attended by officials from devise walks of life. Participants were invited from Academia, Development Planning Authorities, Organized Labour, Private and Public Business Organizations, the Ministry of Employment and Labour relations, International Organizations, and other governmental organizations as well as the media. In all, fifty-seven (57) people participated in the forum. Read more