(2013) JELR 65747 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO: TRIL 3/10 ·  28 Mar 2013 ·  Ghana
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defendant company
welfare fund
bonus scheme
provident fund
provident funds
sufficient evidence
patrick bonney
employment of the defendant company
supreme court
worth us
civil cases
evidence act
kofi nsiah-poku
recovery of the sum of us
united states dollars
agreed commission
bank transfer
cases of bereavement
eleven united states dollars
exhibit b.
exhibits c
ninety united states dollars
part of plaintiff
plaintiff’s claim
refund of the said sum of gh
total value of orders
copy of his pay slip
defendant’s case
exhibit a.
faibi v state hotels corporation
following issues
following reliefs
given case
net salary of us
payment of the total commission
persuasive burden of proof
plaintiff’s case
proof of actual sales
provident funds contributions
respect of the bonus scheme
said amount
salaries of the staff
sums of money
support of the said orders
total commission of us
view of the said agreement


The Plaintiff herein, Louis Nortey was employed by the Defendant Company in the year 2004 as a Director in charge of international marketing and exports in the sub-region on a net salary of US$2,000.00 per month. He avers that as part of his remuneration, it was agreed between him and the Defendant that he would be entitled to a commission on orders for the supply of drugs he would be able to secure for the Defendant. In the course of his employment with the Defendant which ended in 2008, he was able to secure a total value of orders worth US$3,983,833.34 for the Defendant Company and he was entitled to be paid a total commission of US$22,167.45 which the Defendant has refused to pay him.

In addition to that whilst in the employment of the Defendant Company he contributed to a welfare fund and provident fund. Between 1st August, 2004 and 31st December, 2008 he contributed GH¢159.00 to the welfare fund and GH¢1,892.66 to the provident fund which he is entitled to be paid. Since …

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