What is the duration of the 2020 New Teachers Collective Agreement

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    Ferdinand| EducationGhana| September 30| What is the duration of the 2020 New Teachers Collective Agreement

    The Collective Agreement is a document which contains the accepted conditions of service of workers in the Ghana Education Service (GES) as agreed upon by their Union leadership and representatives of the GES at a meeting organized for such purpose.

    In August 2020, both parties met to decide on an agreement after the 2009 Collective Agreement expired several years without being renewed.

     

    What is the duration of the 2020 New Teachers Collective Agreement

    The duration of this agreement shall be three (3) years. The provisions in this agreement can be amended, rescinded or otherwise altered at any time within the life of this agreement by mutual agreement between the parties hereto.

    Check This Out: The Collective Agreement of Teachers in the Ghana Education Service

    Such amendment shall be evidenced in writing citing the specified provisions of the agreement affected. Negotiations for such changes shall begin not later than thirty (30) days after the date of notification.

    In an event that both parties fail to enter into negotiation on the terms and conditions of a new agreement, the existing agreement will continue to be in force until a new agreement is signed and the effective date of its commencement is agreed upon.

    Collective Bargaining Opener Clause:

    At any time after three (3) years from the date of this agreement, and not more than twice during the life of this agreement, either party may give notice in writing that it wishes to negotiate matters affecting the Collective Agreement.

    Download the 2020 Collective Agreement HERE

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