Railway Workers Declare 3-day Warning Strike


News reports that the National Union of Railway Workers (NURW) has declared a three-day warning strike nationwide.

The Union in a statement said the body and its senior staff workers will begin on November 18 to protest their “poor welfare”.

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:

“This planned strike is just to send a warning signal to the right quarters to heed our demands for improved welfare and standard condition of service and may be followed with a protracted strike plan.”


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