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No work No pay, it does not affect ASUU

ABUJA — THE Federal Government has pulled back the ongoing risk to actuate the ‘no work no compensation approach’ against striking college instructors.


This was unveiled by the National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, in a select talk with Vanguard yesterday.
Ogunyemi likewise said that the transaction meeting among ASUU and the Federal Government would proceed with tomorrow, focusing on that what the association was doing was to protect the training area from impending breakdown and to guarantee that the offspring of the poor gain admittance to quality and moderate instruction.

The ASUU supervisor additionally said that last Friday’s gathering between the two gatherings did not yield much outcomes.

He stated: “Well, we have affirmed that they have pulled back that risk (no work no compensation). So it shows up the danger isn’t there for the present. In any case, regardless of whether the danger is there, we are set up for that in light of the fact that for our individuals, no forfeit is excessively to rescue Nigeria’s training.

“Quickly before our activity while the NLC (Nigeria Labor Congress) mayhem was going ahead with national government, they went to the Federal Executive Council that they were enacting that standard.”

Meanwile, human rights legal advisor, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN said yesterday: “Despite the fact that the Federal Government alluded to “surviving guidelines” to legitimize the ‘no work, no compensation’ approach the mandate is tied down on segment 43 (1) of the Trade Disputes Act which gives that “any specialist who participates in a strike will not be qualified for any wages or other compensation for the time of the strike… “. In depending on the frantic measure the Federal Government was not appropriately prompted. Else, it would have understood that even under the dead military junta the use of ‘no work no compensation’ rule, danger to launch addresses living in authority quarters, proclamation of a pronouncement which made strike in schools a treasonable offense and the banishment of ASUU did not crumple any of the strikes called by ASUU.

“It is presented that the most recent strike left upon by ASUU has conformed to the arrangements of segment 31 (6) of the Trade

Question (Amendment) Act, 2005. Since the law does not rebuff acts which are legal in any popularity based society area 43(1) of the Trade Disputes Act can’t be conjured to legitimize the seizure of the pay rates and recompenses of individuals from the ASUU who have chosen to take an interest in a mechanical activity that is lawful in each material specific. Under the current work law routine just the individuals who participate in unlawful strikes are at risk to be indicted.

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