The Organised Labour has been described as insensitive and unsustainable President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo led the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government's decision to be blaming the current economic hardship in Ghana on the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and Russia-Ukraine war.
According to them, it is the responsibility of the President Akufo-Addo and his NPP government to find means and ways to fix the country's broken economy rather than apportion blame on the economic hardship Ghanaians are facing in the country on the Covid-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine
Speaking to the media at the Labour's pre-Mayday forum 2022 under the theme: "Protecting Jobs and Incomes in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond," the General Secretary of Trade Union Congress (TUC),. Yaw Baah said the signs were clear looking at the inflation that the country's economy was in shambles way before the Covid-19 pandemic.
According to him, mismanagement and reckless spending on the part of the government are all to be blamed for the country's present economic woes.
Contrary to assertions by the government, he says the present economic situation of the country cannot be blamed on the Covid-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war.
He added that the government is hiding behind the pandemic to justify its inefficiencies and called on President Akufo-Addo to fix the country's economy.
Dr. Yaw Baah called on members of the Union not to rely too much on government and employers rather look up to themselves.
The General Secretary assured its members that they are going to negotiate with the government to increase the salary of workers too much with that the inflation.
He stated that if the government fails to come to terms with their demands the union hit on the street(demonstration)