NLC Threatens To Shut Down These 6 Banks For Sacking Their Workers

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at 08:06 AM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday threatened to shut the six banks that sacked their workers.



The umbrella union gave the affected  banks two weeks’ ultimatum to recall the sacked workers and allow unionisation.

The action has pitched the organised labour against employers of labour, with the umbrella body of the employers, the Nigeria Employers Consultative Assembly, saying the government had no right to tell banks not to sack workers.

Organised labour also threatened to picket the banks, if they did not halt the mass sack of workers, accusing them of disallowing unionisation and reneging on the principles of collective bargaining.

NLC, in a letter to the management of the banks, which was signed by its Deputy General Secretary, Chris Uyot, said it would be forced to close the banks and their branches, if they failed to recall the affected workers.

The affected banks are: Fidelity Bank, Diamond Bank, First City Monument Bank, First Bank, Ecobank and Skye Bank.

The letter reads: “I have been directed to inform you that it has been brought to our notice by our affiliate union – the National Union of Banks, Insurance, and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFIE) – that your bank is one of those that arbitrarily sacked workers recently, contrary to laid down procedures and the country’s extant labour laws.

“Also of concern has been that these blatant retrenchments were carried out without recourse to several correspondences, including letters and circulars sent to you by the union to retrace your steps in line with best practices in labour relations and laws of the land…”
angesco at 08:12 AM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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The naira denomination is WORTHLESS anyway!!!

 No interest rates.

No nothing.
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anitajoseph at 08:16 AM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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OK
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schmit at 08:25 AM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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I no know  wetin  Naija government  dey feel like, provide  jobs No way,provide for d citizens, No way, provide  even necessity of life, like electricity ,water, road, health care, etc No way, Dem go dey  command ,nonsense
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zezprincess at 08:30 AM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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Better!
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quest3 at 08:31 AM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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NLC........
I just dey look una...

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youngrashy at 08:48 AM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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Una fada
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morgan1 at 08:53 AM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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Oya go on and let's see
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scottchris at 08:55 AM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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People will work their Butts off to make your banks stand,  the minute the bank experiences any turn down you retrench these workers... GOD is watching you....  NLC welldone

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Vectorcy at 09:06 AM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: christopher Aruh on 08:55 AM, 16/06/2016
People will work their Butts off to make your banks stand,  the minute the bank experiences any turn down you retrench these workers... GOD is watching you....  NLC welldone
Nasooo
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uduehi at 09:31 AM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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NLC u people are playing politics shut down buhari govt that brought Nigerians hardship 
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kison at 09:39 AM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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,Y'ALL BETTER BE careful, be very very careful, CAREFULLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL……………………………….
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gogoman at 09:49 AM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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na una open the bank in the first place  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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EDDYPRINCE at 09:50 AM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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NLC,, GOOD WORK NOT ONLY BANKS SHA ALL SECTORS BOTH PRIVATE.
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luckingto50 at 10:02 AM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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NLC cannot blame banks for this calamity going in the country because where they are getting their own before to run business is not forthcoming again as a result of the TSA.
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Queenkhalees at 10:40 AM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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This is what happens when things fall apart and the center cannot hold........Queen
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CHRISETTE at 12:24 PM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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Wahala dey oo
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michaelc80 at 01:36 PM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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What are we going to call this one
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Airbender at 08:17 PM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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na lie

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dickieponga at 10:58 PM, 16/06/2016 (2 years ago)
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Oh shut up NLC there's nothing you can do..
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