Labour Commission secures Injunction against planned strike by Nurses
The National Labour Commission (NLC) has secured an interlocutory injunction to stop the the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) from proceeding with its planned industrial action on Monday, September 21, 2020
The injunction was granted by the Labour Division Court 1 of the High Court on Friday, September 18, 2020.
The injunction is valid for a period of ten (10) days “and upon its expiration, the Applicants are to come to court on notice.”
Earlier, the GRNMA and its allied Associations including Nurses, Midwives, Physician Assistants Association, and Ghana Association Of Certified Registered Anesthetists in a statement served notice that it will embark on a strike action to press home their demand for improved conditions of service.
It noted that the government was going contrary to provisions 97 of the Labour Law (Act 651) of the Labour law.
According to the Association, after series of meetings with the government it’s posture and position “changed for the better but did not meet the expectation of the majority of nurses, midwives, Physician Assistants Association and Ghana Association of Certified Registered Anesthetists in Ghana.