The Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company
Limited (BOST) on Wednesday, signed a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with
its Senior Staff Association to outline entitlements and disciplinary
procedures of employees.
copied the Ghanaian Times said the agreement was signed following years of
things, the CBA seeks to address discrepancies on entitlements of past managing
directors and enhance employer-employee relations, often considered as one sure
way to achieving organisational goals.
Director of BOST, Mr George Mensah-Okley urged the union representatives to
continue to implore members to support the cause of making BOST a world class
He gave the assurance that a similar agreement would
be signed with the junior staff too, in a week’s time.
Mr Ekow Hackman, Chairman of the Board of Directors thanked
the Human Resource Committee of the board, general managers and union representatives
for the timely completion of the CBA.
He lauded the efforts of the new BOST boss, whom he
said had repositioned the company in a short time.
Mr Hackman commended
the BOST MD for the effort to retrieve pipelines which had been left in the
United States for close to 12 years after procurement.
He said he was
hopeful the pipelines would be shipped to Ghana by September 2019 so that work
on the new Tema-Akosombo pipeline would be completed to augment the revenue of BOST.
disclosed that adverts had been published in the dailies to invite interested
persons to invest in the Akosombo-Kumasi Pipeline Project.
He also advised the Board of Directors to ignore “faceless
petitioners” but contribute positively to the development of BOST.
The General Secretary of the Industrial and
Commercial Workers’ Union, Mr Solomon Kotei thanked BOST for working in the
interest of employees.
He cautioned staff against using the CBA as a tool for
Mr Kotei urged management to review the document to better their conditions.
BY TIMES REPORTER
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