I have had the advantage of reading beforehand, the judgment to be delivered by my learned brother Date-Bah JSC. I agree with his reasoning and conclusion. I have nothing useful to add.
I have also had the advantage of reading beforehand, the judgment of my learned brother Date-Bah JSC. I also agree with his reasoning and conclusion.
This appeal turns on the interpretation to be given to certain provisions in a collective bargaining agreement between the employer of the plaintiffs-respondents and their trade union. The facts of the case are not in dispute.
The plaintiffs-respondents (hereinafter referred to as the plaintiffs) used to be employed by the defendant-appellant company (hereinafter referred to as the defendant). They were members of the Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union (ICU) of the Ghana Trades Union Congress. On 16 May 1994 the defendant terminated the employment of the plaintiffs (along with other employees) on …