Regional News of Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Source: GNA

Organised Labour to mark May Day

Organised Labour will on May 1 hold a national parade at the Black Star Square in Accra to commemorate “Workers Day of Solidarity.”

A statement from the Trades Union Congress, and signed by the General Secretary, Mr. Kofi Asamoah, said President John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana, will be the Guest of Honour.

It said worker's parades will be held in all Regional Capitals to commemorate the day.

The theme for this year’s May Day Celebration is: “Ghana’s Economy: A Concern for All”.

The Statement said, as has been the convention, the celebration is being organised under the auspices of Organised Labour, which comprises the TUC (Ghana) and its 18 Affiliated Unions, the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL), the Judicial Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSAG), the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), the Ghana Registered Nurses Association (GRNA), Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU) and Civil Servants and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana ( CLOGSAG).

Other activities to precede the day include a Public Forum on Wednesday 23 April, at GNAT HALL, a Health Walk/Talk on Saturday at the TUC HALL, and Radio and Television discussions on the theme before or on the day.