The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has assured workers who might be affected by the impending sack at the Nigeria Aviation Handling Company (NAHCo) Plc of the payment of their entitlements.
The General Secretary of NUATE, Mr Olayinka Abioye, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Thursday that the union would ensure that the workers were paid their benefits and entitlements before the disengagement.
NAN reports that the NAHCo management has announced plans to disengage some of its workers over poor health conditions and also to “optimise” the firm’s operations.
“The workers must be compensated in such a way that when the company ask them to leave, the disengaged workers will be happy and they will not have to suffer,” he said.
He said NAHCo had embarked on job optimisation due to the complaints that there were manpower shortages in certain units and departments.
Abioye said: “In the process of doing this, it was actually discovered…