Labour resumes negotiation on industrial impasse with Oyo state


Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State

The Oyo State Government and labour unions on Friday resumed negotiations over outstanding salaries owed some categories of workers in the state.

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in the state had on Wednesday called out workers on a three-day warning strike in solidarity with their colleagues owed arrears of salaries.

Among the demands were the payment of 17 months salary arrears of workers in the state owned tertiary institutions as well as 56-month pension arrears and gratuity of retired primary school teachers.

They also demanded that government should rescind its decision on the sack of 256 members of staff of LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso.

However, a three-hour meeting held at the conference room of the State Head of Service ended with hope that the lingering impasse would soon be resolved.

Alhaji Waheed Olojede, the State NLC…

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