Coca-Cola Ghana to lay-off staff over coronavirus


The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Ghana Limited will layoff some staff as a result of challenges exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Staff have been informed of the development including the Chief Labour Officer of the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations in an August 31 memo.

“In accordance with Section 65 (2), all affected employees shall receive a ‘Redundancy Pay’ and in lieu of notice, payment shall be made for the notice period, where necessary”.

“The leadership of the respective Trade Unions, ICU and UNICOF, have in accordance with law been notified, and management will be with them to discuss the terms and conditions of the severance,” the memo said.

“After the Unions and the management have agreed to the terms and conditions of the severance, the details shall be communicated to the affected staff through their Line Managers,” it added.

The company said the move has become necessary to keep the business viable.

Source: Daily Mail GH

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