Workers in Osun are to begin a three-day warning strike on Wednesday,
August 29, to press home their demands, particularly the non-payment of
This warning was contained in a notice issued on Tuesday by the Joint
Negotiating Council, Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union
Congress, Oyo State chapter.
In the notice, workers in the state were directed to begin a three-day
warning strike from Wednesday to Friday to press for payment of their
“The Labour Movement in Osun at a meeting held on Tuesday, August 28,
resolved that workers in the state should embark on a three-day
warning strike, effective from Wednesday August 29 to Friday to
demand “Payment of 34 months’ salary arrears of 50 per cent for officers on
Grade Level 08 and above, which is an equivalent of 17 months’ full
“Payment of 34 months’ pension arrears of retired workers in the
state; remittance of 34 months contributory pension arrears; payment
of outstanding gratuity to all pensioners and;
“Payment of 2016 leave allowances across board to officers of the
“If the government fails to meet up with all our demands within the
three-day warning strike, workers will be further directed,’’ the
Confirming the decision, state chapter Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Jacob Adekomi, said that the notice was issued by the labour centre.
adding that workers are not going back on their action.