Category: Employment Law

The Office Of The Auditor General And Leave Regime In Ghana: A Critique Of The President’s Directive Compelling Auditor-General To Proceed On Leave (2)

Ghana Law Hub- July 16, 2020

By: Waana-ang Martin, LLB Candidate,Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology The Constitutional Independence of The Office of the Auditor-General and the President’s Disciplinary Control Over The ... Read More

The Office Of The Auditor General And Leave Regime In Ghana: A Critique Of The President’s Directive Compelling Auditor-General To Proceed On Leave (1)

Ghana Law Hub- July 15, 2020

By: Waana-ang Martin, LLB Candidate, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology 1.Introduction The recent attempt by the President of the Republic of Ghana to compel the Auditor-General to proceed ... Read More

To Cash-Out On Leave Days or Not: A Review of Samuel M. K. Adrah vs. Electricity Company of Ghana

Samuel Nartey- July 13, 2020

Introduction  In Samuel M. K. Adrah vs. Electricity Company of Ghana, Ghana’s Court of Appeal laid down the position of the law regarding commuting accrued ... Read More

Accumulated Leave in Ghana – Does the Law Frown on It?

Ghana Law Hub- July 11, 2020

By Ernest Osei-Afful, Esq. Leave or holidays are part of the compensation package or benefits to which all workers are entitled. Section 20 of the ... Read More

Constructive Dismissal: What It Actually Means Under The Ghanaian Law

Yaw Marfo Amankwah- February 3, 2020

Introduction: Employment is regarded as the most fundamental aspect of a person’s life because the provision of one’s basic needs depends on it. Generally, a ... Read More

2019 In Employment Law

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- January 16, 2020

This piece looks back at some of the key employment law decisions given by Ghana’s Supreme Court in 2019.  When does redundancy/severance pay arise? The ... Read More

Overtime work, Its Remuneration, and Its Tax Implication

Maame Birago Yeboah- October 14, 2019

1. Introduction  Overtime is defined as “time worked in addition to one’s normal working hours.” The International Labour Organisation (the “ILO”), whose mandate is to promote ... Read More

Ending Employment Relationships Under Ghanaian Law: Basic Terms (2)

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- June 6, 2019

The first part of this piece discussed in general terms the differences between termination and dismissals under the Ghanaian law. The piece went on to ... Read More

Ending Employment Relationships Under Ghanaian Law: Basic Terms (1)

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- May 20, 2019

In virtually every employment case law, you are likely to find the following words and phrases in use: dismissal, summary dismissal, wrongful dismissal, wrongful termination, ... Read More

Refresher On Unfair Termination and Unlawful/Wrongful Termination

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- May 6, 2019

The recent Supreme Court decision of Charles Afran & Ors v SG-SSB Limited has thrown into sharp focus the need to bear in mind the ... Read More