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Goldfields ‘intimidating’ its staff with military backing – Mineworkers

The Ghana Mine workers Union has accused the military of emboldening Goldfields Ghana Limited to maltreat workers of the company. His comments come on the back of the company’s move to lay off about 1,500 mine workers and re-employ them on contract basis. In a Citi News interview, the General Secretary for the Union, Prince William Ankrah, said Goldfields was ...

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Court dismisses injunction case against layoffs at Goldfields

An Accra High Court has dismissed an injunction application by some workers of Goldfields Company Limited over the dismissal of some 1,500 workers of the company. According to the court presided over by Justice Laurenda Owusu, the mining company risks losing more if the court halts the ongoing layoffs before a determination of the substantive matter on whether they acted ...

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Mineworkers Union petitions Parliament over planned Goldfields layoffs

The Ghana Mineworkers Union has petitioned parliament over attempts by Goldfields Ghana to lay off about 1,500 workers and re-employ them on a contract basis. According to the Union, the move by the company amounted to unfair labour practice. [contextly_sidebar id=”0SuembILJIpcOVz0QpOcdeK9VGddRAbf”]The General Secretary of the Union, Prince William Ankrah who presented the petition, indicated that the basis for the company’s ...

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Mine Workers’ Union rejects Goldfields’ reason for sacking workers

The Ghana Mine Workers Union has rejected reasons given by Goldfields Ghana Limited to embark on a retrenchment exercise. Goldfields Ghana Limited told Citi Business News this week that it will lay off about 1,500 workers this month, as part of measures to change its business model, and make the company profitable due to the relatively short lifespan of the ...

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Goldfields spent $15m on Black Stars in 6-years

Executive Vice-President of Goldfields Ghana Limited, Alfred Baku, has disclosed that Goldfields Ghana spent $15 million on the Black Stars when they were title sponsors of the national team for a period of six years. He made mention of this at the launch of the 2017 Professional Golfers’ Tournament, which was held at the Goldfields Ghana office in Accra on ...

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