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Unions shelve strike as Caverton agrees to payment within 10 working days

After disrupting activities today at the headquarters of offshore and onshore helicopter and private charter group, Caverton Helicopters aviation unions have reached an agreement with the airline’s management which put an end to the One-Day Strike.

The meeting had in attendance the National Association of Aircraft Pilot and Engineers (NAAPE), National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the management representative of Caverton Helicopters

A communique signed at the end of the meeting stressed,” Payment of outstanding salaries- That all outstanding June 2016 salaries will be paid within 10 working days from today, July 13, 2016 and that July 2016 and subsequent salaries will be paid on the 26th of every month according to our contact terms of employment and the Condition of Services signed by the company.”

“It was also agreed that a meeting should be convened urgently between the unions and the full management to discuss several other issues including pensions, PAYE, Taxes, CBN exchange rates and outstanding Condition of Service for non-crew e.t.c.”

“There will be no victimization of any employee as a result of this incidence.”

The agreement was jointly signed by NAAPE National President, Balami Isaac, Director, Strategy and Planning Caverton, Kingsley Uwagbale Head, Resource Management Caverton, Mojisola Omotunde; Financial Controller, Caverton; Francis Aremu, General Secretary NAAPE, Ocheme Aba and Acting General Secretary, NUATE, Olayinka Olu Abioye.

 

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