The move pushed the NLC to announce in July that it cannot force MODEC to reinstate the workers but directed it to begin negotiations with the workers on a suitable severance package.
Speaking to Citi Business News the Deputy General Secretary of the General Transport and Chemical Workers Union Francis Sallah accused the panel for the compulsory arbitration of being biased towards the workers.
The commission based on the submission of the employer gave an award which we think at this stage is not right.
As we speak the lawyers for the affected workers are proceeding to court over the issue to seek proper interpretation of the issue, Deputy General Secretary of the General Transport and Chemical Workers Union Francis Sallah said.
19 Ghanaian workers on the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah were sacked by Modec, in 2014 for embarking on a sit down strike over poor conditions of service as compared to their expatriate colleagues on the storage vessel.