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Railway workers declare 3-day warning strike over ‘poor welfare’


The National Union of Railway Workers (NURW) has declared a three-day warning strike nationwide.

In a statement on Friday, the union and its senior staff workers stated that the strike will begin on November 18 to protest their “poor welfare”.

In a circular, the union also notified its members in Lagos, Ibadan, Enugu, Zaria, Minna, Bauchi, Kafanchan and other states of the impending strike.

The circular read: “The leadership of the Nigeria Union of Railway Workers (NUR) and Senior Staff Association (SSA) NRC Branch, in a joint meeting held in Lagos on Wednesday, 10th November 2021 where the welfare of the workers of the Corporation as put before the Management was taken through exhaustively critical discourse and review, has finally unanimously resolved:

“That all the district organs (DWCs) of the NUR and SSA should, as a matter of expedience, summon a general meeting of all the workers of their districts on Monday, 15th November 2021 at exactly 10.00 a.m prompt and, in unambiguous terms, notify the entire workers of the commencement of a 3-day warning strike beginning from midnight prior to Thursday, 18th through Saturday, 20th November 2021. Continue Reading


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