FAAN accedes to workers demands on increment of allowances
The management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria FAAN has agreed to increase staff allowances and claims for workers in the organisation.
This was contained in a communique singed by leaders of three aviation unions and the management team of FAAN at the end of their meeting in Lagos.
The unions signatories include, Kehinde Rotimi, Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria ATSSSAN, Olayinka Abioye National Union of Air Transport Employees NUATE, and Emeka Njoku National Union of Pensioners NUP while, FAAN was represented by Mc Abraham Inajoh and BJ Adeyemi for director and manager human resources respectively.
With this development, FAAN has accepted to meet the workers demands by commencing the payment of furniture grants by January 2016 and the modalities for the payment of 27percent salary arrears will be worked out before Monday December 7th 2015.
On the issue of promotion exercise, FAAN management promised to to conclude all issues relating to promotion by December 17 2015, while every qualified employee of the agency will be given opportunity to participate in the promotion exercise to be strictly done in accordance with the condition of service by involving the unions.
The meeting also resolved, to evolve modalities for the payment of the accrued pension benefits from Pencom while the unions will partner FAAN to recover all debts owed the organisation.
The communique also stated that the management of FAAN and NCAA confirmed that Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited has not been given approval for regional operations.
The meeting was called on the heels of the unions protest to demand for workers welfare or faced with industrial unrest.