What are unfair labour practices? According the Labour Act 651, the following amount to unfair labour practices: A person who discriminates against any person with respect to the employment or conditions of employment because that other person is a member or an officer of a trade union is guilty of unfair labour practices A person who seeks by intimidation, dismissal, threat of dismissal, or any kind of threat or by imposition of a penalty, or by giving or offering to give a wage increase or any other favourable alteration of terms of employment, or by any other means, seeks to induce a worker to refrain from becoming or continuing to be a
What is commuting time? The time it takes for a worker to get to and from work. Is this covered by any labour laws? The labour laws of Ghana have no provision for the payment of commuting time. Generally commuting time in Ghana ranges between 1 – 2 hours from home to work and back respectively, especially in Accra. Does the period form part of working hours? This period does not form part of working hours and therefore is not paid. Should commuting hours be paid? It is only covered at instances where provision is made by respective organisations to meet commuting costs in terms of transport and fuel subsidies.
Salary negotiations are unnerving for both employees and employers but employers are more aware that they are a wrong figure away from losing a desired position or cheating themselves out of what they truly deserve. What you ask for during a salary negotiation doesn’t just influence how much you earn—it also tells your future employer whether you’re good at negotiating, which is a skill you can put to work for the employer once you’re hired. Think of a salary negotiation as your chance to shine. The person on the other side of the desk is evaluating you, for more than the skills required to do
Job hopping in our dispensation seems ideal. While applicants are concerned with how that will make them look on their CV, some Hiring Managers are concerned with having resumes which are loaded with several short job stints. This makes applicants look unstable since hiring managers look out for applicants they can have in the long term run. Current ideologies about careers have shifted. People no longer think of themselves as ladder climbers investing in one organization for decades and retiring with a healthy pension and years of loyalty. There’s no doubt job hopping comes with some form of benefits following the shift in career ideo
Job interviews can be a nerve-wracking experience for the applicant and a time-consuming exercise for the hiring manager. However, they play a key role in determining whether the company and candidate will make an effective match. As such, the interviewing process provides a great deal of value for the company and candidates alike. Having the necessary skills is no longer enough to landing a job. The best way to prepare for an interview is for you to practice adequately on your responses to interview questions. Here are some common questions and tips on how to answer, to help you prepare for an upcoming interview. Tell us about your