Ghana’s Bogoso-Prestea employees appeal against Golden Star Resources

Ghana’s Bogoso-Prestea employees appeal against Golden Star Resources

The London-based gold producer, 34% owned by the Sawiris family, recently sold the Bogoso-Prestea mine in Ghana.

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            ▪ Ghana’s Bogoso-Prestea employees appeal against Golden Star Resources

▪ The London-based gold producer, 34% owned by the Sawiris family, recently sold the Bogoso-Prestea mine in Ghana.

https://www.jeuneafriquebusinessplus.com/en/807841/ghanas-bogoso-prestea-employees-appeal-against-golden-star-resources/

10/05/2021 at 16h29, by Jeune Afrique Business+, updated 11/05/2021

As a result of this transaction—covered by Jeune Afrique Business+ on 24 August 2020—a group of employees at the mine initiated proceedings last year before the Ghanaian courts to claim the payment of severance payments because they would lose their jobs as a result of the sale. Golden Star Resources (GSR) rigorously defended this accusation by pointing out that no layoffs occurred since the deal was concluded on 30 September 2020. The London-based mining company won the first round on 16 February, but the employees appealed the decision on 26 March.

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