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National Service Sacked NSS Staff sue government

The aggrieved Staff who filed the suit at the Labour High Court argue that there was no board in place to authorise their termination as required by the NSS Act.

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Some 205 staff of the National Service Scheme (NSS) who were employed at the secretariat towards the end of the erstwhile National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) government in December 2016 have filed a suit at the Labour High Court challenging their dismissal.

The aggrieved Staff who filed the suit at the Labour High Court argue that there was no board in place to authorise their termination as required by the NSS Act.

READ MORE: Sacked NSS Staff must go to court to seek redress - Kpessah Whyte

play Mr Mustapha Ussif, Acting Executive Director of the National Service Scheme

 

State Attorneys on Monday, March 27 2017, asked the court for additional time to file their statement in opposition to the application.

play Former Executive Director of National Service Scheme Dr. Micheal Kpessah Whyte

READ ALSO: Finance Ministry increases NSS allowance from GH¢350 to GH¢559

The Labour High Court however, granted their request and subsequently adjourned the matter to April 5, 2017 for hearing.

On Wednesday, 8 February 2017, the National Service Secretariat sacked all last-minute recruits employed by the former Executive Director of National Service Scheme  Dr. Micheal Kpessah Whyte.

Earlier, Dr. Micheal Kpessah Whyte  urged the sacked workers of the scheme should go to court to seek legal redress.

He said the secretariat followed due process to recruit the staff.

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