On March 2, 2023 Sunon Asogli Power (Ghana) Limited terminated the appointments of three local union leaders including the Chairman, Secretary and Assistant Secretary of the Ghana Mineworkers’ Union of Trades Union Congress Ghana for joining a trade union and leading the union at the enterprise level
Organized Labour of Ghana finds the actions of Sunon Asogli Power (Ghana) Limited a violation of the fundamental rights of the workers guaranteed under the 1992 Constitution of Ghana, the Labour Act 2003 (Act 651) as well as the International Labour Organization Conventions 87 and 98 which are ratified by Ghana
Organised Labour also views the blatant disrespect and wilful disregard for workers’ rights by Sunon Asogli Power (Ghana) Limited not only a threat to workers in the company but a threat to all the working people of Ghana.
Consequently, Organized Labour of Ghana, at a leadership meeting held on Monday, June 26, 2023 at the TUC Conference Room in Accra resolved to embark on a nationwide strike from Monday July 10,
2023 until the three local union leaders are reinstated by the company.
By this decision, Organized Labour of Ghana, directs all labour unions and their members across the country to stay home beginning Monday July 10, 2023 until further notice.
the strike is expecting to start on the 12th of this month