Government meets stakeholders of UT and Capital banks

| Updated Aug 24, 2017 at 1:00pm



The Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations has held a crunch closed door meeting with stakeholders over the recent takeover of the UT and Capital banks with the aim of protecting the interests of the workers of the two defunct banks.

The meeting which was chaired by the sector Minister, Ignatius Baffour Awuah, was attended by officials of Bank of Ghana, GCB bank, the Union of Industry Commerce and finance Workers (UNICOF) and members of the Tripartite Committee constituting the Trades Union Congress and the Ghana Employers Association.

Briefing the media, Chief Director at the Ministry, Samuel Longman-Attakumah said the meeting was held to ensure fairness and transparency in the impending lay off of some of the workers of the affected banks.

He said the ministry was concerned about the fate of the workers.

Mr. Longman-Attakumah added that the dialogue was necessary to get stakeholders involved in the takeover to streamline processes in accordance with the labour laws and regulations.

Ghanaian Times