FAAN pledges more allowances for staff

The management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has agreed to increase allowances and claims for workers in the agency.
This was contained in a communiqué singed by leaders of three aviation unions and the management team of FAAN at the end of their meeting Monday 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 McAbraham  Inajoh  and BJ Adeyemi for director and manager human resources respectively.
By 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 27 per cent salary arrears would be worked out before Monday December 7th 2015.
On the issue of promotion exercise, FAAN management promised to conclude all issues relating to promotion by December 17, 2015, while every qualified employee of the agency would 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 the National Pension Commission while the unions would partner FAAN to recover all debts owed the organisation.
The communique also stated that the managements 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.
Culled from This Day