The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) of the National Assembly has suspended its one-week-long strike.
PASAN’s chairman, Sunday Sabiyi, who addressed the workers on Tuesday, June 14, said the decision was made following some agreements reached with the leadership of the Senate, The Nation reports.
However, the association’s staff vowed to resume the industrial action if the said agreements were not implemented by the end of July.
The staff of the National Assembly and National Assembly Service Commission had blocked the main entrance into the National Assembly Complex.
The workers under the auspices of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) had on Friday, June 3, warned that they will commence an indefinite strike on Monday. They accused the management of the National Assembly of reneging on a Memorandum of Understanding to fully implement the revised condition of service and the training and re-Training of staff.
They were also asking for the payment of arrears of Minimum wage, leave grant and other allowances. The workers blocked the gate with their coastal bus and human shield. They vowed that the strike would be total and indefinite.
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