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Business News of Friday, 10 July 2015

Source: citifmonline.com

Coca-Cola puts on hold dismissal of workers

Citi Business News has learnt that the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Ghana has put on hold laying off of workers following the ongoing power crisis and the performance of the cedi against major foreign currencies. According to the beverage company it has completed its redundancy exercise, and will not lay off more workers.

The company this year laid off over 200 employees following the worsening effects of the power crisis and the depreciation of the cedi on its operations which also led to their Kumasi factory being shut down from operations.

Speaking to Citi Business News General Manager of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Ghana Felix Gomis assured current staff of the company that it has completed its staff rationalization exercise.

“Our redundancy is finished, we have done it already, we are not going to do it anymore and I can say that we have finished our redundancy exercise. what I can say is that we are not laying off any worker off anymore in the company.”

Felix Gomis assured staff of the company that the beverage company was not going to lay off any more workers though the country was still experiencing some challenges.

“I can assure workers that work with the company and are on our pay roll and receiving their salaries that they are the workers that the company count on for the goals that we are about to achieve in the coming years and coming months and forever.”