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RATTAWU suspends one-day proposed strike

07 May 2014, 15:11

Abuja - The Radio Television, Theatre and Arts Workers’ Union (RATTAWU) has suspended its planned one-day warning strike scheduled to hold on May 9.

The suspension followed the intervention of the Minister of Labour and Productivity Minister, Emeka Wogu.

This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday and signed by Olowookere Samuel, Deputy Director, Press, to the minister.

"Following the intervention of the Honourable Minister of Labour and Productivity, Emeka Wogu, the Radio Television, Theatre and Arts Workers’ Union (RATTAWU) has suspended its planned one-day warning strike in the interest of the nation.

"The decision to suspend the proposed industrial action was taken at a mediatory meeting conveyed by the Honourable Minister to deliberate on issues of concern to the union.’’

The statement said that the meeting was attended by stakeholders in the Media Sector, namely, RATTAWU, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), and Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON).

Others are IBAN, Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), DAAR Communications Plc., Independent Broadcasting Association of Nigeria (IBAN), National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and Federal Ministry of Information.

 - NAN

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