Members of the Aviation Staff Union have launched a communique on the the explanation why its members are threatening to go on a strike.
The Unions mentioned its members are threatening a strike over alleged poor situation of service. They mentioned they refuse to proceed rendering companies with out legitimate circumstances of service.
The varied unions embody members of the Nationwide Union of Air Transport Workers, the Air Transport Providers Senior Employees Affiliation of Nigeria, the Affiliation of Nigeria Aviation Professionals, and the Nationwide Affiliation of Plane Pilots and Engineers.
What they’re saying
Within the communique signed by the Leaders of the Union s, the teams are demanding implementation of the minimal wage/consequential adjustment that had existed since April 2019 in all aviation companies excluding the Nigerian Faculty of Aviation Expertise.
The leaders of the unions famous that the union needed to shoulder intense strain from its members who had repeatedly demanded a evaluation of their circumstances of service.
They mentioned varied authorities companies had been reached however but no answer was proffered as the problem stays unaddressed.
“Our unions have severally conveyed our frustration over the aforementioned points and have engaged the companies’ administration and different authorities companies concerned, together with the Ministry of Aviation through the years with solely minimal outcomes. The communique reads partially.
“The situation of service for NiMet has not been permitted since 2003, whereas these of FAAN, NCAA, NAMA, and AIB have been with the fee since 2001,” they mentioned.
Leaders of the group who signed the communique included: Deputy Normal Secretary, ATSSSAN, Francis Akinjole; Normal Secretary, NUATE, Ocheme Aba; Secretary-Normal, ANAP, Abdulrazaq Saidu; and Deputy Normal Secretary, NAAPE, Umoh Ofonime.