Ondo State Workers Suspend Warning Strike

Organized Labour under the aegis of the Joint Negotiating Council (JNC), Ondo State, on Thursday, October 1, suspended its two-day warning strike.

The group had embarked upon on Wednesday, September 30.

The state chairman of JNC, Sunday Adeleye, announced the suspension at the end of the meeting of the council held in Akure.

Adeleye said the suspension of the strike was sequel to intervention from the headquarters of the JNC, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Federal Ministry of Labour.

He, however, listed four conditions that government must meet for harmonious industrial environment between the government and the labour.

He said government should by Wednesday, October 7, pay outstanding salaries for July, August and September 2015 He said the government should return immediately, 160 workers of SUBEB, 200 workers of TESCOM and others whose names were removed from voucher sequel to the last verification exercise

The JNC chairman said government should not victimize any worker for roles played in the two day warning strike.

Adeleye said it was also resolved that government should put machinery in motion for payment of penal charges on loans collected by workers and which were caused by the delay in payment of salaries.


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