Monday, August 26, 2013

TOR workers discontented about delays to deal with their concerns

Managing Director of TOR, Ato Ampiah
Workers of Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) have expressed worry about delays by management of the refinery to address their concerns despite a promise to do so last week.

The workers embarked on a demonstration two weeks ago to demand the dissolution of Board of Directors of the country's only crude oil refinery who, according to them, have not lived up to expectation since their appointment in 2009.

The workers say the seven-member board has failed to reverse the declining fortunes of the refinery.

TOR workers also claim the board has also failed in negotiating their 2013 salaries.

Junior Staff Union Chairman, Emmanuel Oduah Offoh, told Joy News although the refinery has been supplied with crude oil, it is locked.

He explained that inability of workers to access the crude oil, even though the product has been pumped to the refinery suggests, TOR has not paid for it - one of the many causes of TOR's dwindling fortunes.

Although Managing Director of TOR, Ato Ampiah, promised on the Super Morning Show to meet with workers to discuss the issues when TOR workers began agitation, Emmanuel Oduah Offoh said that is yet to happen.

The Chairman of TOR's Junior Staff said the only meeting workers had with management was with

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