COLLINS AMPADU
V.
THE NEEM TREE LEISURE CENTRE LIMITED

(2016) JELR 107521 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT No. INDL/62/14 ·  29 Jan 2016 ·  Ghana
Core Terms Beta
plaintiffs
drinks
hours
section
appointment letters
hours of work
sufficient evidence
wrongful dismissal
4th plaintiff
employment
evidential burden
supreme court
written contract of employment
address issues
alleged claim
civil case
civil suit
claim fails
context of the afore
cross examination
days equivalent
dismissed person
drinks defendant’s case
employees of defendant
employment contract
employment contracts
employment of a worker
established time-table
evidence act
exhibit c series
expired drinks
following issues
following reliefs
hours of work of a worker
legal burden of proof
management of defendant company
payment of thirty thousand ghana cedis
plaintiffs solicitors
rules of evidence
termination of the plaintiffs appointment
unpaid overtime allowances
work

JUDGMENT 

By an amended Writ of Summons filed in the Registry of this Court the Plaintiffs are  claiming against the Defendant the following reliefs:  

i) An order that the termination of the Plaintiffs appointment was wrongful  and arbitrary. 

ii) Payment of Nine Thousand, Six Hundred and Ninety Seven Ghana Cedis  One Pesewa (GH₵9,697.01) being unpaid overtime allowances due the  Plaintiffs. 

iii) Payment of Thirty Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH₵30,000.00)as damages for  wrongful dismissal 

iv) Costs.

By an accompanying Statement of Claim the Plaintiffs averred that they were employees  of the Defendant Company but were dismissed on 8th November 2013. Plaintiffs averred  further that since their employment on 1st December 2011 to the date of their dismissal they  were not issued with employment contracts contrary to the Labour Laws of Ghana. 

According to them they had been working between 10-13 hours daily without any overtime  allowance and had approached management of Defendant Company on se…

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