NAN to embark on strike over poor welfare

By Admin on 23/07/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 314


The staff of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has concluded plans to embark on a three-day warning strike that will commence minute after midnight ofWednesday July 25, 2018.

In a press statement signed by the the three unions, Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Employees (AUPCTRE) and the Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts Workers Union of Nigeria (RATTAWU), representing members of staff had earlier written the Management given them a seven-day notice to address the union demands.

The union’s demands include implementation of condition of service that was last reviewed 16 years ago, payment of promotion arrears for 2012, and 2017 and payment of shortfall of promotion arrears of 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Others are payment of DTA and hotel allowances to staff that left their base to write the 2018 Promotion Examination in Lagos and Abuja and payment of repatriation allowances of foreign correspondents.

Also in the demands of the union are training of staff to enhance efficiency and effectiveness, payment of overtime arrears for drivers and arrears of Transportation Allowance for staff of editorialdepartment.

The staff of the agency will down tools on July 25 midnight if their demands were not met.

 

 

 

Posted on July, 23 2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


You may also like...
Save Abia from political crisis, Wabara tells INEC...

NJC plans to stop publication of petitions against...

We will get to the promised land despite...

IPOB Withdraws Threat To Stop Anambra Election

Ortom thank Nigerians as EFCC unfroze account

2019: Orji Kalu Vows To Stop Cosmos Ndukwe,Others...

Governor Ikpeazu lifts Curfew in Aba

Chief of Army staff, General Buratai, involved in...

House of Reps speakers security details restored

I was tortured by the Police in Aba...

Eid-el Fitr: Nigerian govt declares Friday, Monday public...

Oyedepo tasks parents on children discipline
News Abia Election Special (3) Abia Supplementary Polls Update (18) Abia Supplementary Result update (22) Appointments (8) Breaking News (196) Business (41) Campus News (3) Crime (121) Economy (111) Education (124) Entertainment (145) Fashion and Style (3) General (820) Health (108) Inside Africa (40) International News (303) Interviews (28) National (1932) Politics (952) Press Releases (112) Religion (9) Security (127) Sports (431) Technology (24) World News (87)

 

 

Advertisement

 

Latest News OPINION: Alex Otti: When will Enough be really Enough? FRAUD ALERT: Do not pick up GEEP application form from any Campaign Office, Nwogu warns I can’t wait for presidential debate, says Atiku 11 people reported dead after eating toxic rice PDP Hails Peter Obi’s Performance At Presidential Debate Abia: Update on Osisioma Flyover Blind beggar 'regains' sight after she was threatened with tear-gas by Police Linda Ikeji reveals identity of son’s father 'I’m glad senate didn’t confirm me' - EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu Court upholds Buruji Kashamu's expulsion from PDP

 

Most Read Islamic agenda for Nigeria – Pastor Bosun (23,930 views) The show of shame that sealed Justice Uzokwe’s fate (17,542 views) 47 YEARS AFTER, HIS EXCELLENCY, COMMODORE EBITU UKIWE (Rtd) MAKES THE “OFO NDI IGBO” RECIPIENTS LIST (16,975 views) Breaking News : Dr Okezie Ikpeazu resigns from Abia State Environmental Sanitation Agency (ASEPA). (7,648 views) Lawyers accuse Lagos Police of working for PDP (7,319 views) Radio Biafra delivers AM Transmitter (7,089 views) ‘Why fuel scarcity persists’ (6,082 views) Nurse Justina Obi Ejelonu, one of the nurses that contracted Ebola virus is dead!!! (5,752 views) Abiriba Kingdom Celebrates as Eze Kalu Kalu Ogbu (IV) marks 14th year on the throne (5,726 views) Breaking News : 2015 - Abaribe withdraws from Abia guber race, backs Ikpeazu (5,521 views)