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Labour vows to resist sack of 6,000 Kogi workers.

State Executive Council of the Organised Labour in Kogi State has vowed to resist the state government’s plan to sack 6,000 civil servants.
The labour union has urged workers to reject their December salary to protect job security of their members
This was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of the emergency meeting of the state executive council of the labour unions and jointly signed by the State Chairman of Nigeria Labour, NLC, Comrade J.O. Odaudu and Secretary of Trade Union Congress, TUC, Comrade J.O. Kolawole.
The communiqué states thus; “State executive in session having notice government plan to send away 6,000 workers in Kogi State, the union hereby resolved that workers should reject salaries for the month of December, 2014 to protect the job security of our members”.
The communiqué also condemned the plan of state government to implement part of report as the labour have so many issues, such as cash backing of promotion and annual increment.
It condemned in totality the installment payment of 2013 leave bonus over a period of 10 months and wondered when and how the state government will commence the payment of 2014 annual leave bonus.
The SEC in session have also agreed that the implementation committee be allowed to carry out it assignment instead of Commissioner for Finance, Commissioner Budget and Planning and Accountant General hijacking the process and the arbitrary removal of names of 6,000 worker from December, 2014 salary pay roll

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