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How to manage a hostile employee

A hostile employee is defined as person who generates tension, has frequent outbursts, interrupts work flow and refuses to cooperate with coworkers and executives. This person might demonstrate disruptive work habits and have poor performance. This type of hostile behavior is toxic to the entire staff and should be addressed immediately. Tips for managing hostile…
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November 21, 2019 0

Relevance of a Workplace Policy

Corporate policies and expectations keep the company running smoothly, but at times you may face employees who break the workplace rules. A workplace discipline policy establishes a fair method of handling employees who behave inappropriately. Improperly disciplining employees can lead to accusations of discrimination or unfair treatment. Purpose of a workplace Discipline Policy A workplace…
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November 21, 2019 0

What Employers can do to prevent sexual harassment at the work place

Employers play a vital role in preventing sexual nuisance in the workplace. It is the legal responsibility of a company to see to it that its workers are safe from any unwanted sexual conduct at work. If permitted to take place, this will certainly not only mean negative business sense; it could also result in…
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October 24, 2019 0

Industrial Relations support by GEA

What is Industrial Relations? “Industrial Relations” refers to all types of relations between employers and workers, be at International, National, Regional, Sectoral or Company level; and to all dealings with respect to social and economic issues, including salary/wage setting, employment and working conditions, Labour legislation, skills development, social protection, tripartite consultation, dispute settlement among a…
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October 3, 2019 0

GEA launches a female leadership development programme

The Ghana Employers Association(GEA) in collaboration with the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) has launched a female leadership development programme in Ghana called the Female Future Programme (FFP). The event, which was organized on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the Movempick Ambassador Hotel was launched by Ms Mansa Nettey, CEO of the Standard Chartered Bank…
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September 26, 2019 0

What methods do employers use to deal with strikes?

Most strikes called by unions are somewhat predictable; they typically occur during and sometimes after deadlock in negotiations or in event of an industrial dispute. We share with you some methods employers use to deal with strikes. Strike preparation: Companies which produce products for sale will frequently increase inventories prior to a strike. Salaried employees…
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September 26, 2019 0

GEA holds an advocacy forum to promote friendly business environment at the local government level in Ghana

The nature of the business environment at the local level is a key determinant of enterprise performance. It also helps in the creation of job opportunities and generation of tax revenues for local government authorities. According Section 12 of the Local Government Service Act 2016 (Act 936), the MMDAs are responsible for the formulation and…
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September 20, 2019 0

Ghanaian electricity tariff still among highest in West Africa – Employers

The cost of power in Ghana still remains among the highest in the sub-region and serves to increase the cost of production for industries in the country, the Ghana Employers Association has said. Speaking at this year’s annual general meeting of the association in Accra, President of the Ghana Employers Association (GEA), Daniel Acheampong, said…
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September 13, 2019 0

How to Reduce Stress During a Performance Evaluation at the workplace

Performance evaluations are an important element in developing and motivating employees. In some cases, though, tension that arises from both the manager and employee can impede the effectiveness of communication. As a manager, you can use a few strategies to help reduce the stress level for you and your employees. Here are some few tips…
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September 6, 2019 0

The National Tripartite Committee declares 11% increment in the National Daily Minimum Wage (NDMW) for 2020

GEA would like to inform all employers in the country that in accordance with Section 113 of the Labour Act, 2003 (Act 651), the National Tripartite Committee (NTC) has agreed that the National Daily Minimum Wage for 2020 should be GHc11.82, an increment of 11% over the 2019 Minimum Wage of GHc10.65. The effective date…
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September 4, 2019 0