Oil workers threaten 3-day warning strike from Wednesday


IPPIS: Oil workers threaten 3-day warning strike from Wednesday

By Victor Young & Michael Eboh

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, and  Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, have threatened to embark on a three-day warning strike, from Wednesday, over alleged forceful enrolment of members into the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS.

A source among the oil workers, told Vanguard, yesterday, that during the warning strike, oil installations would be shut down across the country.

The source further stated that NUPENG and PENGASSAN had written to the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Minister of Labour and Employment protesting the decision of the Federal Government to stop the payment of salaries of oil workers in government parastatals yet to be captured on the platform as at Thursday, June 18, 2020.

An official of PENGASSAN who spoke to Vanguard yesterday, lamented that the oil workers unions had been meeting with the management of IPPIS over…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper