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ISAAC K KOBI & 24 OTHERS V. GHANA MANGANESE COMPANY LTD.

(2004) JELR 67944 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  HI/70/2004  •  24 Jun 2004  •  Ghana

Coram
TWUMASI J.A. [PRESIDING], ANINAKWA J.A., QUAYE J.A.

Judgement

QUAYE, J.A.: Before the 19th May,1999, the plaintiffs/appellants herein enjoyed the rights and privileges and performed the obligations that attached to their respective positions as employees of the defendant/respondent company.

The said date however witnessed a monumental shift in their relationship and drastically plunged them into an uncertain and shaken future with their employers.

The significant event of 19th May, 1999 was a demonstration or strike action embarked upon by the workers. The actual event has been variously described and qualified. While the workers of the defendant company described it as peaceful, the defendant company in official terms classified it as violent. In the wake of the demonstration, the respondent company took two significant steps. In the first place they closed down the mines; and then after a space of three and a half weeks or there about caused the workers, or in any event, those of them who were disposed to continue to be in the employment of the …

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