LIBERIA: Labour Minister Orders The Immediate Reinstatement Of Dismiss MANO Employees

Minister Charles Gibson

The Minister of Labour, Cllr. Charles H. Gibson has ordered the Management of MANO Manufacturing Company to immediately reinstate all recently dismissed employees who had served as contractors for over the period of one year.

The Minister has also ordered the Management to halt all duction of employees’ salaries for remittance as dues to the Workplace Association leadership.

Minister Gibson was speaking on Monday, June 13, 2022, during a social dialogue meeting with the Management and some aggrieved workers of MANO Manufacturing Company at the Ministry of Labour in Monrovia.

Minister Gibson has at the same time requested that a mother union be identified and established to serve as bargaining agent for the workers of the company, but in the meantime calling for the setting up of an interim workplace leadership within two weeks to steer the affairs of the workers prior to the coming in of a Mother Union to commence negotiation with management on a Collective Bargaining Agreement  (CBA)

He stressed the need for the immediate provision of safety gears to employees as means of protecting them against work related injuries.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.

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