Medical Lab Technicians call off strike

Medical Lab Technicians call off strike

The Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLS) has called off its four-day-old strike. This comes after the hierarchy of the GAMLS si

The Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLS) has called off its four-day-old strike.

This comes after the hierarchy of the GAMLS signed a memorandum of understanding with the Health Ministry Friday, June 1 on three key things that forced it to instruct its members to lay down their working tools.

“…As a result of the signing of the MoU the strike action is suspended with immediate effect,” the GAMLS stated in a statement signed by its president Dr Ignatius A.N Awinibuno and General Secretary MLS Michael Amo Omari respectively and dated June 1, 2018.

The statement further noted that discussions on the roadmap to the implementation of the MOU and other related resolutions will start on Monday, June 4, 2018.

“Leadership assures all members of our total commitment to the full implementation of every item in the signed M.O.U. for the benefit of our members and cherished Clients. We seek your continuous support at each stage of implementing the agreed roadmap.

“We further pledge that the Association will stand by members who have been intimidated or victimized by management owing to their participation in this strike,” assured the statement.

Below is the full statement

Suspension of industrial action

On behalf of the National Executive Council of the Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLS), we inform our members that a memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed on this day of 1st June, 2018 between the Ministry of Health and GAMLS on the three key issues that compelled us to lay down our working tools.

We wish to inform our esteemed membership and the general public that as a result of the signing of the MOU the strike action is suspended with immediate effect.

Again we wish to inform members of the Association that discussions on the roadmap to the implementation of the MOU and other related resolutions will start on Monday 4th June 2018.

Leadership assures all members of our total commitment to the full implementation of every item in the signed M.O.U. for the benefit of our members and cherished Clients. We seek your continuous support at each stage of implementing the agreed roadmap.

We further pledge that the Association will stand by members who have been intimidated or victimized by management owing to their participation in this strike.

The executives of GAMLS wish to express our heartfelt gratitude to our members, the Parliament of Ghana, the Media, Health Services Workers Union (HSWU), he Association of Private Medical Laboratories (APML), Ghana Federation of Allied Health Professions, the Allied Health Professions Council, Ghana Medical Association, Federation of Ghana Medical Laboratory Students Associations and Civil Society Organizations for their immense support during this period of strike.

Thank you

DR IGNATIUS A N AWINIBUNO
(President)

MLS MICHAEL AMO OMARI (General Secretary)

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