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27 November 2014

Ghana: MODEC fires local workers striking over expat pay discrepancy

Japanese company, Mitsui Ocean Development and Engineering Company, has fired all of the local Ghanain workers at its Jubilee Oil Field operation. The local workers were aggrieved by the alleged difference in wages between themselves and expatriate...

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26 November 2014

MODEC did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Mitsui Ocean Development & Engineering Co. to respond to the article below.  It did not respond.

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21 November 2014

Hays study finds 379.5 per cent disparity between pay of Ghanaian oil workers and expatriats

Author: GhanaWeb

'Ghanaian oil workers 400 percent worst off', 21 Nov 2014: Ghanaian local oil workers were the least paid in the world only second to their Sudanese counterparts...according to...research conducted by Hays, the global oil and gas recruitment experts.....

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12 November 2014

Ghana: Petroleum Commission surprised by dismissal of MODEC workers

Author: Godwin Allotey Akweiteh, Citifmonline (Ghana)

'Petroleum Commission surprised by dismissal of FPSO workers', 12 Nov 2014: The Petroleum Commission of Ghana says it is surprised that MODEC [Mitsui Ocean Development and Engineering Company], one of the private companies working at Ghana’s Jubilee...

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