The National Labour Commission (NLC) has described the indefinite strike called by the Judicial Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSAG) from November 13, this year as 'illegal.'
They should, therefore, rescind the decision.
JUSAG last week served notices that it would embark on the industrial action over salary reviews and negotiations for staff of the Service, which were recommended by the Committee set up by the Judicial Council.
It also complained about not being copies of the relevant report in spite of making several demands.
JUSAG said it decided to call the action after several meetings to seek resolution and after ' with the procedures under the 1992 Constitution regarding their conditions of service.
But, In the NLC statement issued, on Tuesday, and signed by Mr Ofosu Asamoah , Executive Secretary, stated: "The commission in exercising it powers under Article 139, of the labour Act 2003, Act (651) advise JUSAG to refrain from embarking on any strike action or intended industrial action and comply with the dictates of directives issued to the parties.
"JUSAG is hereby advised that the decision to embark on strike when the Commission is seized with the matter, which is in contravention with section I6I of Act 651 and is consequently illegal" .
It said it met the parties in the matter on November 11.
The Leadership of JUSAG on Tuesday evening called members not report to work on Wednesday November 13.
It however asked security personnel to remain at post to protect lives and property.