Error message

You are accessing PEP using an unencrypted connection. For your security, PEP only supports account logins using a secure protocol such as HTTPS. You can switch to HTTPS by trying to view this page again after changing the URL in your browser's location bar to begin with "https" instead of "http". Please contact site admin for help if this error continues.

Despite non-wage benefits - such as sick leave, maternity leave, and paid holiday - being guaranteed by law in Ghana, few people take advantage of them, particularly in the informal sector where noncompliance is high. A team of local PEP researchers set out to investigate the determinants for accessing non-wage benefits in the Ghanaian labor market, looking in particular at the role of trade unions. The team’s analysis indicates that union presence plays a significant role in promoting workers’ access to non-wage benefits. In particular, unions play an important role in improving employees’ awareness of their statutory entitlements. Find out more about the research methods, findings and policy recommendations in the following PEP publications:

Country: 
Ghana
Project code: 
PMMA-12814
Image: 

Partners

  •  
  •  

Funded by

  •  
  •