DAN LARTEY
V.
JOSEPH HYDE & CO

(2005) JELR 69899 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CIVIL APPEAL NO. H1/269/05 ·  30 Nov 2005 ·  Ghana
CORAM
ROSE OWUSU J.A. [PRESIDING], ABBAN J.A., APALOO J.A.
Core Terms Beta
esb
appellant
salary
respondent
number of years
employer
later date
case
end of march
end of service benefits
appeal
case of attipoe
collective bargaining agreement
cross-examination
end of his service
end of service benefit
exhibit b
inter alia
trial judge
abban j.a.
appellants’ employees
breach of the said terms
case of the appellant
contractual obligation
employees of the company
employment of the defendant
exhibits b
exhibits c
favour of the respondent
honour mr. anthony oppong esq
joseph hyde
judgment of the circuit court
last salary
mr. daniel amamoo
national tripartite committee level
own volition
part of their terminal benefits scheme
pay esb
private accounting firm
private sector
public institutions
respect of the conditions
respondent claims
respondent’s claim
right calculations
said appellant
social security
weight of the evidence
wrongful dismissal

ABBAN J.A.

This is an appeal from a Judgment of the Circuit Court, Accra presided over by His honour Mr. Anthony Oppong Esq.

Until he left the employment of the Defendant/Appellant [hereinafter referred to as Appellant], the Plaintiff/Respondent [hereinafter referred to as the Respondent] had worked with the said Appellant for 27 years having worked with the former from 1973 till the year 2000, He stopped working at the end of March 2000.

Appellant is a private accounting firm doing business as chartered accountants. Respondent were engaged as an accounts clerk.

Respondent claims that at the end of his service with the Appellant, he was entitled to End of Service Benefit which should be calculated on his salary at the end of his service i.e. ¢600,000.00 multiplied by the number of years he had served with the firm. Instead he was offered an amount of ¢321,000.00 being his salary of ¢18,000.00 as at 31/12/90 times the number of years that he had served as at that date i.e 17 years.

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