Ondo Govt. Averts Industrial Action

In order to avert looming industrial unrest in the state public service, the organized labour and the Ondo State Government have agreed to settle five months unpaid deductions and pension.

They reached the agreements at today’s meeting in Akure after the workers’ Parliament empowered the Labour leaders to sign the agreement with the government team led by the Head of Service, Mr. Dare Aragbaiye and the state Accountant-General, Laolu Akindolire.

The organised Labour led by the NLC Chairman, Comrade Sunday Adeleye-Oluwole; JNC Chairman, Niyi Fabunmi and the TUC Chairman, Helen Odofin, said the government had agreed to pay deductions on salaries from May to September, 2020 and settlement of September pension.

The labour leaders also resolved that salary of UNIMEDTH staff should be paid, while two months subvention would be paid to settle June and July 2020 salaries of tertiary institutions workers.

Labour/Government  agreement also directed all Cooperative Societies to immediately pay workers who applied for loans as soon as the deductions were settled.

According to the agreement signed by the labour leaders, the head of service, Mr. Aragbaiye and the Accountant-General, government should pay the salaries, pension and deductions within one week.

Leke Adegbite

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