Ghana's Oil Sector Ghana Gas dismisses 13 workers

It will be recalled that Ghanaian workers with the gas processing company took to the street about a month ago to protest against unfavorable working conditions.

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The Ghana National Ghana Company (Ghana Gas) has sacked 50 workers for embarking on an illegal demonstration.

The management of the company say the dismissed workers misconducted themselves during the protest.

It will be recalled that Ghanaian workers with the gas processing company took to the street about a month ago to protest against unfavorable working conditions.

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The workers who are part of the local union of the general transport and petroleum and chemical workers union (GTPCWU) called on management of Ghana Gas to provide with favorable conditions because of the risk involved in their job.

However, head of communications at Ghana Gas Alfred Obgamey said the reaction of the workers were inappropriate since their concerns had already been addressed.

The pretest resulted in series of meetings between the Ministry of Employment and Ghana Gas Company over the fate of workers.

Pulse.com.gh has gathered the appointment of 13 workers have been terminated while 32 others have been suspended for taking part in the protest.

The General Secretary of GPTCWU has expressed shock over the matter.

Fuseini said the union has petitioned the board of Ghana Gas over the dismissal of the workers and suspension of the workers.



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