Airlines make alternative flight arrangements as unions continue picketing of MMA2
Airlines operating at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) Lagos, have been forced to make alternative arrangements to fly their passengers as aviation unions continued their picketing of the terminal on Thursday.
The freedoms of unionisation: A case study of MTN vs NLC
Nigerian labour unions have always confounded me. As a teenager, it struck me as weird that the Academic Staff Union of Universities...
NUATE threatens legal action over sacked workers
The Nigerian Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has threatened to sue the Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Ltd. (BASL), if it fails to reinstate 20 employees it recently sacked. The union’s General Secretary, Mr Olayinka Abioye, gave the warning recently in Lagos. Abioye alleged that the workers were sacked by BASL, operators of the Murtala Muhammed…
Aviation union backs NCAA’s suspension of FirstNation Airways’ licence
The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) on Monday said that it supported the indefinite suspension placed on the Air Operators Certificate (AOC) of FirstNation Airways. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) suspended the airline’s licence for carrying out unauthorised and illegal operations. The agency said…
Aviation unions threaten strike over N45b Nigeria Airways pension arrears
Workers’ unions in the aviation industry have threatened to shut the airspace and ground all flight activities in protest against the Federal Government’s refusal to pay N45b pension and gratuities of Nigeria Airways ex-workers.
Aviation workers move to stop concession of airports
Workers in the aviation sector yesterday gave the Federal Government a 15-day ultimatum to suspend plans to concession airports nationwide.The workers, under the aegis of Air Transport Service Senior Staff Association of Nigeria .....
NLC, NUATE, others to picket airlines over casualisation of workers
The unions, led by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), said the picketing would be carried out from Thursday, October 5, 2017 to enforce the operators’ compliance with labour unions’ demands.
Arik Air shut as workers, unionists clash
In the events leading to the shutdown, a mild drama played out at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMMA) where the management and workers of Arik Air engaged the unions albeit unsuccessfully.
NUATE threatens showdown with Aero Contractors
Following the sack of about 900 staff, representing about 60 per cent of its workforce, the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has threatened to disrupt Aero Contractors’ operations beginning on Monday, if the airline...