More than 16 workers of Euroget De Invest in the Ashanti Region are going to be laid-off without salary nor compensation following the shutdown of the company’s office in Kumasi.
The office will be closed down by October 31, 2019. This according to investigation done by Newstimesgh.com
Euroget authorities say the company is facing financial constraints so they are dismissing the Kumasi workers in order to cut down cost of payments .
This will result in more than 16 workers in the Ashanti Region being dismissed permanently.
Evidence of Report
The company issued out a letter to the Kumasi office on September 16, 2019 signed by Baba Anaba
It States: “I hope this mail finds you and your team in Kumasi well. However, the news I’m about to break to you is not so well. With a heavy heart, I’m sorry to have to inform you that Euroget De- Invest Kumasi office and the two villas will be shutdown permanently on or before October 31, 2019 due to financial challenges being faced by the company in recent times.
The financial challenges makes it impossible for management to maintain the office staff and the premises.
Management is very much aware of the impact the closure will have on you and so to mitigate that impact, management will put together will put together a severance packages that should sustain you in the coming months until you find a suitable employment elsewhere…”.
However, management have not met the workers on their dismissal.
No negotiations have been made on the specific packages or compensation that would be given to them.
As a result, the workers demand that the company is reluctant to act according to the Ghana labour Law 2003, Act 651 which specify how a company must pay compensation/ redundancy pay.
The employees say they will resist any attempt by management to provide a redundancy pay without prior negotiations.
By: Joe Marfo