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General News of Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Source: Mynewsgh.com

25 TV3 staff laid off

TV3 Network owned by Media General Group has fired 25 staff in the latest retrenchment exercise embarked on by the company MyNewsGh.com can confirm.

Affected staff according to MyNewsGh.com sources, started receiving their dismissal letters on Friday, October 26, 2018, with notable persons like Station Head of 3FM, Ackah Kwarteng affected.

So far some staff of Onua FM, 3Fm and Marketing Department have been given letters and will also receive a two-months salary in lieu of notice contrary to the labour laws which indicates requires a three-months salary in lieu of notice.

Our sources reveal that a town hall meeting scheduled for today October 29, 2018 at 4 pm will provide more details about the full complement of the dismissed staff.

This is however not the first time Media General is dismissing workers in that fashion.

In August last year, over one hundred workers were laid off in a similar retrenchment exercise.

The dismissed workers were made of 40 management staff and 60 junior staff which sparked a general uproar among various labour unions.