NIGERIA Union of Petroleum and Pure Gasoline Employees, NUPENG, is ready to start a 3-day nationwide warning strike on Wednesday, over disputes with Worldwide Oil Corporations, IOCs, particularly indiscriminate sack of staff with out advantages and refusal to permit their employees to hitch union.
The union has been having operating battles with among the IOCs, together with Exxon/Mobil and Chevron Nigeria Restricted, over unfair labour practices, particularly perceived unprocedural sack of staff with out advantages, breach of Nigerian extant labour legal guidelines of their divestment workouts.
Chevron was alleged to have sacked over 300 NUPENG members with out advantages late final 12 months and efforts by the union for them to be recalled proved abortive.
It was additionally gathered that the directive by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, that each one events return to establishment was not heeded to by the Chevron after the union referred to as off its motion in opposition to the corporate in obedience to the ministry’s directive.
Equally, Mobil in December 14, 2016, sacked over a hundred employees with out following laid down process, in response to the Petroleum and Pure Gasoline Senior Workers Affiliation of Nigeria, PENGASSAN.
The union accused the administration of Mobil of flagrant violation of Nigerian Oil and Fuel Business Content material Improvement, NOGICD, Act of 2010, by deploying expatriates to take over jobs for which there’s native capability.
Already members of the Nationwide Govt Council, NEC, of NUPENG, with gave the strike directive at their earlier assembly in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, once they issued a 21-day ultimatum to authorities to deal with pending points with IOCs, will likely be holding an emergency NEC in Abuja tomorrow, forward of graduation of the strike.
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