IN THE OIL INDUSTRY, GABONESE EMPLOYEES ARE STILL TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF! DANS L’INDUSTRIE PÉTROLIÈRE, LES EMPLOYÉS GABONAIS SONT TOUJOURS LES DINDONS DE LA FARCE !
English version Assala Energy, the Gabonese subsidiary of the Carlyle group, is said to be in trouble with its Gabonese employees in the Port-Gentil. The situation has worsened to such an extent that Assala recently had to send three of its senior executives from the London headquarters to Gabon: the director of external affairs and human resources Caroline Sourt, the head of Health, Safety, Security & Environment Lisa Brassil and the head of the legal department Joelle Tobin. A former French executive of Assala, dismissed in September 2020, would be threatening to sue Assala Energy before the Libreville Labor Court. The complainant's lawyer, Pierre Farge, has reportedly already written to the Gabonese Labour Inspectorate, to explain his client's recriminations. After alleging that the family of this French executive had to leave Gabon within 24 hours, when his dismissal was served to him, this lawyer is claiming to have very compromising documen