J U D G M E N T
The Defendant/Appellant filed an appeal against the decision of the High Court, Labour Division, Accra which granted all the reliefs sought by the Plaintiff. The judgment of the trial High Court was delivered on 5th May, 2016. The Defendant dissatisfied with the judgment filed a notice of appeal against same on 26th July, 2016 to the Court of Appeal, Accra to reverse the entire judgment. For the purposes of this appeal, the parties shall maintain their respective designations before the trial High Court. The Plaintiff/Respondent shall be addressed as Plaintiff and the Defendant/Appellant as Defendant.
The brief facts of the case as could be gleaned from the record of appeal are that, the Plaintiff was an employee of the Defendant and there was a controversy about the Plaintiff’s date of birth. The Defendant retired the Plaintiff according to the age of the Plaintiff entered into his personal records when he was transferred from the Public Works Department to …