Ratio Decidendi


(2013) JELR 65635 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO: INDL/26/10 ·  18 Apr 2013 ·  Ghana

Ratio Decidendi

Core Terms Beta
defendant’s employment
redundancy package
redundancy pay
amount of gh
labour act
material times
severance award
statement of defence
trade union
date of final payment
negotiating table
notice of separation
plaintiff’s claim
senior staff
severance package
defendant’s chief information officer
exhibit a
following issues
following reliefs
former employee of the defendant
genuine attempts
information technology officer
length of service
negotiable figure of gh
plaintiff balance of salary
plaintiff’s case
plaintiff vis
post of regional implementation manager
prior negotiation
recommendation of a consultant
recovery of the sum of gh
regional manager
relevant information
said recommendation
said redundancy package
second meeting
senior staff workers
severance pay
sum of gh
technology of an undertaking
termination of employment of workers
various dates
written conditions of service



The Plaintiff, Kojo Koranteng Amoako who was a former employee of the Defendant commenced the instant action against the Defendant on 18th December, 2009 for the following reliefs:

a. Recovery of the sum of GH¢300,000.00 being severance package for the Plaintiff.

b. Interest on (a) above at the prevailing commercial bank rate from July 2009 to date of final payment.

c. An order directed at the Defendant to pay the Plaintiff balance of salary and allowances that were due to Plaintiff during his employment with the Defendant.

d. Interest on (c) above from April 2008 to date of final payment.

e. General damages for breach of contract.

f. Costs.

g. Any other reliefs the court may deem fit.

The Plaintiff entered appearance on 5th January, 2010 and went on to file its statement of defence on 20th January, 2010 denying Plaintiff’s claim. On 23rd March 2010, the Plaintiff filed a reply to the statement of defence and went on to file an application for direction on the same day i…

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