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BENJAMIN ARYEE & 692 OTHERS V. COCOA MARKETING CO. (GH) LIMITED

(2015) JELR 67934 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CIVIL APPEAL NO. H1/224/2014  •  26 Feb 2015  •  Ghana

Coram
MARIAMA OWUSU JA (PRESIDING), ADUAMA OSEI JA, GYAN JA

Judgement

ADUAMA OSEI

The writ of summons that initiated the above suit was filed in the Human Rights Division of the High Court, Accra, on the 23rd of December, 2009. The writ was however amended on the 11th of July, 2012, and by the amendment, the Plaintiffs/Respondents claimed against the Defendant/Appellant as follows:

"(a) damages for breach of the plaintiffs’ economic rights guaranteed under article 24(1) of the 1992 Constitution and discrimination against the plaintiffs contrary to article 17 of the 1992 Constitution.

"(b) a declaration that each plaintiff having worked for the defendant for a period of over six (6) months was deemed in law to be a permanent employee of the defendant at the date of the plaintiffs’ wrongful termination by the Defendant on 31st December, 2006.

"(c) damages for wrongful termination of employment.

"(d) interest at the commercial bank rate on all monies found due and owing from the defendant to the plaintiffs from the date of the wrongful termination of plaintif…

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