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Labour Minister tasked by Akufo-Addo to tackle issues associated with sale of four SSNIT hotels

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President Akufo-Addo has instructed the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffour Awuah, to collaborate with Organised Labour to address concerns regarding the sale of four hotels owned by the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) to Rock City Hotel.

The president’s directive was confirmed by Dr. Yaw Baah, the general secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), during a media briefing in Accra.

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Organised Labour has petitioned President Akufo-Addo to intervene and halt the sale of the four SSNIT hotels to Rock City Hotel.

The president aims to facilitate a resolution that satisfies all parties involved, ensuring that the interests of all stakeholders are taken into consideration, stated the TUC general secretary.

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He said, “We wrote to the president that we needed to engage him on this [sale of the four SSNIT hotels]. He has referred it to the minister to start the engagement with us.”

“We are hoping that these engagements will help all of us to find a solution to what we think is a problem.”

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“We are going to meet with the SSNIT board. Organised Labour leaders are going to meet with the SSNIT board and also with the Employment and Labour Relations Minister who is also in charge of pensions,” Baah added.

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