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Government however rejected TUC’s demands.

General Secretary of the TUC Kofi Asamoah with Prez. Mahama
General Secretary of the TUC Kofi Asamoah with Prez. Mahama

Meanwhile, at the second meeting between the government and the TUC today, Thursday January 14, 2016, the meeting ended inconclusively with both parties holding onto their entrenched positions.

However the TUC has threatened to embark on a demonstration if the government fails to barge and withdraw the taxes on petroleum products.

The seeming confusion begun after the Public Regulatory Commission (PURC) in December 2015, increased electricity and water tariffs by 59.2% and 67.2% respectively.

Most of public sector unions have also rising up against 18% to 27% increase in petroleum products saying they are being overburdened.

Source: Newsghana.com.gh

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