Labour leaders have given Ondo State Government and Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu till Friday this week to pay workers' leave bonus or be ready for industrial action.
Failure if the state government to pay the leave bonus by Friday, Ondo state workers will embark on strike.
They gave the ultimatum while briefing government house correspondents the outcome of their meeting with the governor at Alagbaka in Akure
Leading the labour leaders, the chairman joint negotiation council, Comrade Opeyemi oloniyo said the arrears of the 2017/2018 leave bonus was long overdue
The labour leader also lamented recent delay in payment of workers' by the state government
Comrade Oloniyo who expressed dissatisfaction about government's excuse that the bail out money was redebited from the state account by the central bank of Nigeria also decried deduction of their salaries.
Source: Radio Nigeria Positive FM
From Labour Platform..
The Organized labour (NLC, TUC & JNC) other relevant leaders met with the ODSG at the level of Head of Service with SA on Unions Matters in attendance at the HOS office today Tuesday, 9th October, 2018 regards the State and LG workers' salary and pensions arrears, outstanding leave allowances, retired workers gratuity and tertiary institutions subventions outstanding as workers were restive on what's going on regards Paris Club Refund. It was therefore resolved that:
Payment of 2017 Leave Allowance to State & Local Government workers should be effected before or by Friday, 12th October, 2018 to all workers that the available fund could accommodate while others should be paid before the month runs out.
That salary, pensions and tertiary institutions' subventions should be paid promptly and regularly.
That committee should be set up to work on modality for the retired workers gratuities payment in first come, first serve order.
That 20% balance of October 2016 salary, full salary and pensions of November and December 2016 as well as January 2017 should be paid to state workers and pensioners from the Paris Club Refund released to the state.
That 15% balance of September 2016 salary, full salary and pensions of October, November and December 2016 as well as January 2017 should be paid to Local Government workers, Primary Schools Teachers and pensioners from the Paris Club Refund released to the Local Government.