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SAMUEL M. K. ADRAH
V.
ELECTRICITY COMPANY OF GHANA

(2018) JELR 69728 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CIVIL APPEAL NO.: H1/149/2017 ·  22 Feb 2018 ·  Ghana
CORAM
V. D. OFOE JA (PRESIDING), SENYO DZAMEFE JA, MABEL AGYEMANG (MRS.) JA

Ratio Decidendi

Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
defendant
court
labour act
defendant company
trial judge
severance package
learned judge
senior staff association
trial court
conditions of service
senior staff
collective agreement
outstanding leave
transportation expenses
manual of staff regulations
appellate court
learned trial judge
leave entitlements
accumulated leave period
annual vacation leave
cash payment
ground of appeal fails
interpretation of sections
leave days
long service award
productivity screening exercise
severance pay
aforementioned collective agreement
further grounds of appeal
negotiated redundancy pay
plaintiff’s salary
sufficient evidence
workers union
djin vrs
given case
ground b
institution of an action
lead judgment of my brother
lord exhibit a
member of the workers union
members of that committee
plaintiff’s case
plaintiff’s outstanding provident fund entitlements
position of senior technician engineer
said section
separation of the parties
termination of employment results

DZAMEFE JA

The plaintiff/respondent hereinafter referred to simply as the plaintiff issued this writ against the defendant/appellant (defendant’s) for the following claims:

a. An order that the severance pay be amended to include plaintiff’s salary at the current grade of SG2 Notch 14, utility allowance and car maintenance from July 2010 to May 2011.

b. Cash payment in lieu of 90 litres of petrol per month for the period October 2010 to May 2011.

c. Plaintiff’s outstanding provident fund entitlements from January, 1996 to May 2011.

d. Plaintiff’s 15 years long service award.

e. Interest on the total sum till date of final payment.

f. General damages.

g. Costs.

h. Any other orders that the court may deem fit.

The plaintiff in his statement of claim averred he joined the defendant company as a Technician Trainee in January 1996 and rose through the ranks to the position of Senior Technician Engineer in September 2003. In 2008, the defendant embarked on a productivity screening exercise and he too…

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