Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) said it has extended its warning strike action against APM. Terminals in Apapa by three days in respect of issues regarding poor welfare packages and anti labour activities of members of staff.
As stated in a letter addressed to the Managing Director of APM Terminal in Apapa which was dated July 18th, 2022, reads that it serves as a reminder against the backdrop of the intending strike earlier scheduled as the Collective Bargaining Agreement expired at 6pm 29th June, 2022.
The letter which was signed by the Deputy Secretary General of the Union, Comràde Oniha Erazua, as directed by the union reads “I am directed to remind you that the seven (7) days’ notice effective 23 rd June 2022 which was issued to your management within which to conclude negotiations for your employees — our members, Collective Bargaining Agreement expired at 6pm 29th June, 2022.
“I am further directed to inform you that in compliance with the norm of industrial engagements, the Seven (7) Days’ notice has been extended by another Three (3) days effective from July 18th 2022 to 6pm 21st July 2022.
“Please be informed that Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria shall in the event of your refusal to conclude negotiation at the expiration of the extended three (3) notice, em on a Three (3) day WARNING STRIKE without further recourse to management.”it states.