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JUSUN suspends strike

13 March 2013, 09:10

Abuja - The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) in Abuja on Tuesday suspended its two-day old strike.

JUSUN embarked on strike on Monday to demand for the implementation of CONJUSS for federal judicial workers.

This contained in a communiqué issued at the end of a meeting it held with the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chief Emeka Wogu, officials Nigeria Labour Congress and leaders of JUSUN.

Others at the meeting include Office of the Head of Service of the Federation and National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission.

The statement was signed by JUSUN National President Marwan Adamu, its Secretary, I.M Adetola and Mr Onyia M Onyia, NLC’s Assistant General Secretary, Occupational Health/Safety, for labour, respectively.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Productivity, Dr O.C Illoh, the Director, Administration, Federal Judicial Service Commission, Lawan Mani, and S.U. Ukut of National Salaries Income and Wages Commission, signed for Federal Government..

The Federal Government officials and labour leaders agreed that a committee would be set up to identify the peculiarities associated with the job performed by JUSUN members.

It stated that the salary structure review should be subjected to the holistic outcome of the White Paper on the Report of the Presidential Salary Harmonisation Committee under the Chairmanship of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation.


The communiqué gave a time frame of five months for the process of the White Paper as well as the realisation of issues leading to the issuance of a Circular on the wage.

it stated that the Federal Judicial Service Commission shall monitor and render Progress Report at the meeting to be held in two months' time.

It also said the meeting would reconvene two months time to assess progress made on issues agreed upon.



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