ANDREA GENEVOIS
V.
MASO CONSTRUCTION LTD., MASO QUARRY LTD., XARA EQUIPMENT LTD. AND XARA QUARRY LTD.

(2013) JELR 65480 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO.INDL 89/10 ·  4 Jul 2013 ·  Ghana
CORAM
JUSTICE KWABENA ASUMAN-ADU
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
defendants
court
evidence
marco sorrentino
defendant companies
administrative manager
sufficient evidence
prince osei-poku
work permit
cross-examination
supreme court
burden of proof
director of the defendant companies
plaintiff’s claim
wife of marco sorrentino
actions of the defendants
part of documents
social security
statement of claim
wrongful termination of employment
additional issues
appointment of the plaintiff
case of lamptey alias nkpa v
defendants’ case
defendants’ statement
evidence vis
following reliefs
formal employment
general principles
given case
italian national
lead judgment
managing director marco sorrentino
order of this court
part of his first visit
part of his work
plaintiff gh
plaintiff of expenses
plaintiff’s accommodation
plaintiff’s case
plaintiff states
plaintiff’s work
said advert
said lady
said visit
valid employment contract
visits ghana
witness-box

JUDGMENT

The Plaintiff herein, Andrea Genevois, an Italian National now resident in Accra, Ghana commenced the instant action against all the 4 Defendants by filing writ of summons together with a statement of claim on 7th July, 2010 for the following reliefs:

a. A declaration that the Defendants have constructively terminated the appointment of the Plaintiff.

i. Damages for wrongful termination of employment.

Or in the alternative

ii. A declaration that the actions of the Defendants amount to declaring the Plaintiff redundant.

iii. An order for the Defendants to pay redundancy benefits to the Plaintiff.

b. Repatriation fees.

c. Payment to Plaintiff of lost earnings for three (3) years.

d. Payment of unpaid salary for April, May and June 2009.

e. Payment to Plaintiff of expenses incurred on Visa renewals.

The Defendants per their counsel entered conditional appearance on 19th July, 2010. They, however, went on to file their statement of defence on 8th November, 2010 denying Plaintiff’s claim. Th…

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