HERMAN KWABENA AGYAPONG & ORS.
V.
THE GHANA BROADCASTING CORPORATION

(2005) JELR 63833 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CIVIL APPEAL NO. CA. 107/20 ·  9 Dec 2005 ·  Ghana
CORAM
AKAMBA JA [PRESIDING], TWENEBOA-KODUA JA, ANIN YEBOAH JA
Core Terms Beta
plaintiffs
counsel
court
corporation
interest
appeal
termination of appointment
case
salaries
wrongful dismissal
awards
aikins j.s.c.
collective agreement
collective bargaining agreement
supreme court
additional grounds of appeal
adequate reason
contract of employment
inter alia
law courts
learned high court judge
main ground
period of wrongful dismissal
additional costs
additional grounds
basis of the award of the total
behalf of the plaintiffs
case of owusu-afriyie vrs
cited authorities
criminal case
date of dismissals
dismissed worker
employees of the defendant corporation
exercise of his discretion
failure of the court
first additional ground of appeal
further grounds of appeal
high court
industrial relations act
judgment of the court
learned counsel
public interest
removal of the director-general of the corporation
s.c. glr
section of the workers of the corporation
suburban properties ltd. vrs swycher
volta aluminum co. ltd.

TWENEBOA-KODUA, JA

This is an appeal from the judgment delivered on 14 March 2002 by the High Court, Accra.

The plaintiffs/appellants, hereinafter simply called plaintiffs, were adjudged to recover against the defendants/respondents/respondents, a statutory corporate body, hereinafter simply called the corporation, reliefs as follows:—

a) payment to each plaintiff his/her salaries from 4 November 1988 (i.e. the date of dismissals) to August 1992 (i.e. the date that the dismissals were commuted to termination of appointment) as lump-sum compensation for wrongful dismissal, and

b) payment of another 12 months' salaries to each plaintiff to be calculated from August 1992 to July 1993 as damages for wrongful dismissal and

c) payment of all other allowances, remunerations or benefits that the plaintiffs were entitled to within this period of wrongful dismissal and termination of appointment as stipulated under their Collective Bargaining Agreement.

............... additional costs of ¢200,000.00…

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