Haruna Iddrisu

Type: Person
Name: Haruna Iddrisu
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Task force to enforce public sector strike formed in Tamale

A taskforce has been formed in Tamale to enforce the strike action announced by public sector workers across the country.Members of the taskforce will from tomorrow move from office-to-office, school-to-school, hospital-to-hospital to drive away public ... [Published Joy FM - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Tamale, Workers, Task Force
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Haruna 'speaks grammar' on Pensions; doesn't understand the issues-ICU boss

The General Secretary of the Industrial Commercial Workers Union (ICU) says the Labour and Employment Minister Haruna Iddrisu must rather, take his time to understand the issues and concerns of workers on the controversial second tier pension schemes ... [Published Joy FM - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Ghana: Labour unions strike over pension fund

Twelve labour unions, including public health and education sector workers, have declared a nationwide sit-down strike, over what they refer as "government's failure and undue delay" in paying part of their pension contributions into a private accoun ... [Published The Africa Report - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Striking workers avoiding dialogue — Govt

The Forum of Public Sector Registered Pension Scheme Workers is said to be avoiding dialogue with the government team ostensibly to prolong the indefinite strike it has emabarked upon.A source close to the government told the Daily Graphic in Accra that ... [Published Graphic Ghana - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

T’di Workers Join Strike

Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Employment and Labour Relations.Members of the labour unions in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis joined their counterparts in the various regions nationwide to embark on an indefinite strike action which began yesterday.The ... [Published Daily Guide Ghana - 10 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Doctors complying with strike rules – GMA

The Ghana Medical Association(GMA) is insisting that medical practitioners across the country are complying by the strike declared by some labour groups over non-payment of tier two pensions.Citi News’ checks indicate that some workers belong to the various ... [Published Citifmonline - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Strike Action Affects Schools

It appears the strike action started yesterday by some labour unions in the country has adversely affected the education sector even though its impact is yet to be fully felt nationwide. BUSINESS GUIDE embarked on visits to some establishments to assess ... [Published Peace FM - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Baba Jamal, Haruna Iddrisu clash over labour strike

The ongoing strike action by a coalition of labour unions in the country has sparked controversy between Minister of Employment and Labour relations, Haruna Iddrissu and his deputy, Baba Jamal.While the substantive minister has chosen to play in accordance ... [Published GhanaWeb - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Labour strike will adversely affect economy – Economist

The Head of the Finance Department at the University of Ghana Business School, Dr. Godfred Bokpin has indicated that Ghana’s economy will be adversely affected by labour’s strike.“We don’t need faith to believe in the fact that on-going strike will negatively ... [Published Citifmonline - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Labour’s Intended Strike Is ‘Illegal’ – Gov’t

Government has described the decision by various Labour groups to embark on an indefinite strike as illegal.According to the Minister for Labour and Employment, Haruna Iddrisu, the labour groups did not inform government of their intention to embark on ... [Published Peace FM - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Gov’t usurping powers of NPRA – GMA

The Ghana Medical Association has accused government of attempting to usurp the powers of the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) by regulating the management of the tier-two pension contributions of public workers.About twelve (12) labour groups ... [Published Citifmonline - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Labour strike yet to kick in

The strike declared by various labour unions in the country is yet to fully kick in across the country.A visit to some institutions in Accra indicated that employees at the various are yet to fully comply with their union leader’s directive.About 12 labour ... [Published Citifmonline - Oct 22 2014]

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The minister of employment and labor relations, Haruna Iddrisu, told local media that the government's attention had been drawn to what he called "the unilateral action by the group."

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Haruna 'speaks grammar' on Pensions; doesn't un... [Published Joy FM - 2 hours ago]
Striking workers avoiding dialogue — Govt [Published Graphic Ghana - 8 hours ago]
T’di Workers Join Strike [Published Daily Guide Ghana - 10 hours ago]
Doctors complying with strike rules – GMA [Published Citifmonline - 18 hours ago]
Task force to enforce public sector strike form... [Published Joy FM - 20 hours ago]
Ghana: Labour unions strike over pension fund [Published The Africa Report - Oct 23 2014]
Striking Workers Threaten Court Action [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Oct 23 2014]
Govt makes overtures to striking workers [Published Graphic Ghana - Oct 23 2014]
Strike Action Affects Schools [Published Peace FM - Oct 23 2014]
Baba Jamal, Haruna Iddrisu clash over labour st... [Published GhanaWeb - Oct 23 2014]
Strike Action Affects Schools [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Oct 23 2014]
Labour strike will adversely affect economy – E... [Published Citifmonline - Oct 22 2014]
Gov’t usurping powers of NPRA – GMA [Published Citifmonline - Oct 22 2014]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Ghana labor ministe... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 22 2014]
Labour strike yet to kick in [Published Citifmonline - Oct 22 2014]
Labour’s Intended Strike Is ‘Illegal’ – Gov’t [Published Peace FM - Oct 22 2014]
IMF to concentrate on scrutinizing Ghana's GDP ... [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 21 2014]
Organised Labour strike uncalled for & unnecess... [Published Tv3.com.gh - Oct 21 2014]
I’m disappointed in workers’ unlawful strike – ... [Published Joy FM - Oct 21 2014]
Labour Unions’ intended strike ‘unlawful’ – Gov’t [Published Citifmonline - Oct 21 2014]
Your pensions are safe - Govt assures labour [Published Graphic Ghana - Oct 21 2014]
Govt Holds Fruitful Discussions With IMF [Published Peace FM - Oct 20 2014]
Scrap-export ban proves ineffective [Published GhanaWeb - Oct 20 2014]
Africa Economy: IMF to return in Ghana for furt... [Published Individual.com - Oct 17 2014]
IMF returns in Nov. for 3rd round of talks [Published Citifmonline - Oct 17 2014]
Ghana, IMF conclude first round of bailout disc... [Published Joy FM - Oct 17 2014]
IMF Statement on Ghana [Published Newswit.com - Oct 17 2014]
IMF Monetary Fund : Press Release: IMF Statemen... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 17 2014]
CJ to set up court to prosecute foreign retail ... [Published Citifmonline - Oct 15 2014]
The Youth And Politics—Part 1 [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 12 2014]
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