EVANS CUDJOE & 70 OTHERS
V.
GHANA REVENUE AUTHORITY

(2016) JELR 107558 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. INDL 68/14 ·  27 Jul 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
JUSTICE LAURENDA OWUSU
Core Terms Beta
cba
plaintiffs
defendant
article
exhibit
parties
exhibit c
1st january
exhibit a
effective date
collective bargaining agreement
new cba
effective dates
financial benefits
retirement benefits
statement of claim
conditions of the 1st january
effective implementation dates
end of service
express terms
ghana revenue authority
legal effect
new rates
virtue of the 1st january
22nd january
absence of such notice
address issues
basic principle
case of the plaintiffs
chief justice
effective date of the agreement
employment of the defendant
following issues
honourable court
legal burden of proof
light of the facts
notional effective date of january
notional effective date of the cba
payment of the financial benefits
plaintiffs retirement benefits
public service workers’ union
staff of the defendant
witness statements

JUDGEMENT 

By a further amended Writ of Summons and Statement of Claim dated 22nd January, 2016, the  Plaintiffs are claiming the following:  

a. A declaration that the Communiqué on the conclusion and signing of 1st Collective  Bargaining Agreement (CBA) on the GRA/PSWI-TUC Standing Joint Negotiating  Committee at a meeting held on Thursday 22nd December 2011 which unilaterally,  unlawfully and illegally amended or varied the 1st January 2011 agreement is null, void  and of no legal effect whatsoever. 

b. A declaration that the Defendant is estopped from reneging on the express terms and  conditions of the 1st January 2011 agreement. 

c. An order directed at the GRA to pay all end of service/retirement benefits due the  Plaintiffs by virtue of the 1st January 2011 agreement forthwith. 

d. An order directed at Defendant to pay to the Plaintiffs the difference in the long service 

award based on Article 44 of the 2011 CBA. 

e. Payment of interest on Plaintiffs retirement benefits and the diff…

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