Dockworkers Union suspends 3-day industrial action
action, which had entered the third day on Friday.
issued to the International Oil Companies (IOCs) in Nigeria to pay up wages due
to stevedores for dockworkers, based on approval of the Nigerian Ports Authority
wages since the last one year.
the ports have had to suffer as a result of the strike, therefore making the
dockworkers to be considerate.
industry who are not in any way involved with why the union embarked on a
strike action are adversely in their operations.”
Transportation and that of Labour and Employment, the Nigerian Ports Authority
(NPA), The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), the
Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) as well as the Seaport Terminal Operators of
Nigeria (STOAN) to fix a meeting of parties concerned.
action pending the outcome of the meeting scheduled to take place next week
between the management of the NPA, NIMASA, NSC, NNPC and the IOCs with the
leadership of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria.”
Labour Congress, and other sister unions for their solidarity while the strike