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Ogun Workers Embark On Indefinite Strike Over Unremitted Deductions

Ogun Workers Embark On Indefinite Strike Over Unremitted Deductions

 

Laborers in the utilize of the Ogun State Government, on Monday, left on an all out strike till additional notification, over 21months of unremitted derivations.

People in general and government workers under the umbrella of coordinated work containing the Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), had allowed a seven-day final proposal for the public authority of Prince Dapo Abiodun, to figure out the issue of unremitted derivations from their month to month compensation.

The State Chairman of NLC, Comrade Emmanuel Bankole, while tending to many specialists that assembled at the Arcade Ground, Governor’s Office, Abeokuta, said every public medical clinic, schools, services and organizations would be impacted by the strike.

 

A portion of the issues raised by the coordinated work incorporated the public authority’s powerlessness to dispatch 21 months’ derivations; non-installment of eight years of legal leave stipends and break of the State Pension Reform Law, 2006 (corrected 2013) in the execution of the Contributory Pension Scheme among different requests.

Bankole upbraided the state government for neglecting to respect the arrangement contained in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in 2020.

The NLC executive flanked by his partner in TUC, Comrade Akeem Lasisi and the State Chairman of Joint National Negotiating Council (JNC), Comrade Isa Olude, said the modern activity became basic over the disappointment of the public authority to meet with the work chiefs in spite of different letters composed on the issues.

He made sense of that the strike which initiates from 12 12 PM on Tuesday would be extensive and complete, and wouldn’t be canceled until their requests are met.

The authority is prepared. We should begin a fresh start, we should tell them (government) that we are laborers and we are not slaves. Now is the ideal opportunity, a stop should be put to this.

“Our future and the eventual fate of the specialists of Ogun State is in extraordinary danger. Administration is a serious business and whoever that isn’t prepared for it, I think it is time we advise such an individual to return home.

“Having given them sufficient opportunity however they are so occupied to take care of us, perhaps assuming we return home for quite a while, they have the opportunity to take care of our matter.

“There is no way but forward. We have given them so lengthy rope to draw.

“It is my viewpoint and my conviction that Ogun state laborers are saying that we ought to set out on an out and out strike.

“We are leaving on endless strike from 12mid evening, let every one of the laborers stay back at home. The ramifications is that no one is supposed to work tomorrow.”There is no returning. We have given them so lengthy rope to draw.

“It is my viewpoint and my conviction that Ogun state laborers are saying that we ought to leave on an out and out strike.

“We are setting out on endless strike from 12mid evening, let every one of the specialists stay back at home. The ramifications is that no one is supposed to work tomorrow.

“Any individual who reports for obligation tomorrow (Tuesday) is a trickster and it has never been well with a backstabber,” Bankole said.

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