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.