Goldfields Ghana Limited has defended its decision to lay off some of its workers, stating that other very important interests are at stake.
The company has come under pressure from the Mine Workers Union after they announced in December 2017 that they intend to lay off 1,850 of its staff.
The tensions escalated after an filed by the workers to halt the severance process.
The workers subsequently filed a notice of Appeal and also secured a stay of execution of the High Court's ruling.
On Monday, some demonstrating workersleading to scores being injured and at least seven of them being arrested.
Speaking to Joy News, Head of stakeholder relations of Goldfields Ghana Limited, David Johnson, said the layoffs are in the supreme interest of the company.
He suggested that the company could collapse if the status...