Eight Workers Sue AngloGold Over Retrenchment Package

Eight ex-workers have dragged mining firm, AngloGold to court for refusal to pay their retrenchment packages.

Eight ex-workers of AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited have sued the company in the Kumasi High Court for failing to pay their retrenchment entitlements.

Joined in the suit are the directors, senior vice president, managing director, senior manager human resource, manager human resource, head of operations and the industrial relations superintendent -all with Anglo Gold Ashanti.

The eight aggrieved ex-workers are Felix Bartels, Andrews Nyarko, Evans Donkor, JohnAcquah, Adu Gyamfi, Gilbert Agyiri, Maxwell Adjei and Jonathan Faara Ali.

The workers are praying the court to compel the defendants to jointly and severally or by whichever mode or means, pay to them all unpaid retrenchment packages and gratuity, ex-gratia awards, unpaid leave allowances, compensation for occupational injury and related diseases, all unpaid provident fund and its benefits, all other entitlements.

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