Starbow Dismissal Sacked Starbow workers won’t be compensated

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The dismissed workers of local airline, Starbow will not receive any compensation package.

According to Accra-based Citi FM, no reason has been given for this decision.

Local airline, Starbow, has dismissed scores of its workers.

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A letter signed by the CEO of the company James Eric Antwi said the contracts of some workers have been terminated effective November 30, 2017.

 “We write to serve you this days’ notice of termination of your employment contract effective November 30, 2017.”

“In accordance with the termination clause of the existing agreement between you and the company, the company is formally exercising its right to the said agreement.”

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The letter also asked the dismissed workers to submit all their IDs and other company assets in their possession to the administration.

The reason for the dismissal is not known. Industry insiders have said that it could be due to the recent incident involving one of the company’s aircrafts or operational challenges facing the airline.

It is also unclear how many workers have been dismissed, however, sources say top management, flight and grounds staff have all been affected.

Starbow is one of the two domestic airline companies operating in Ghana.

It has been in operations since September 2011. Already, three airlines, CityLink, Antrak and Royal Fly Gh, are yet to resume operations after suffering a similar fate about four years ago.

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