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Oil union exposes BakerHughes disobedience to Nigeria’s Labour laws

.To be picketed on Tuesday

Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association (PENGASSAN) has exposed BakerHughes Nigeria’s lack of respect for labor laws with the locked out of 64 employees of the organization.

PENGASSAN in a statement on Monday said, the oil service company refused to go with the orders and documented directives of both Ministry of Labour and Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), the Nigeria’s regulatory arm of the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources.

The union said BakerHughes has failed to pay employees what is due them after the merger of BakerHughes and General electric and have also resisted employees from the legacy GE to freely associate with the in house union after the merger of the two companies was consummated worldwide.

The company, it stated, had previously taken to victimization of union executives by writing unfounded allegations against them including kidnapping allegation and order criminal offenses. “Their anti Labour stance is well documented and the MD of the company in Nigeria, Mr. Francis Oganya who is an American is in the middle of it all. His major assignment is to stiffle the union and destroy collective bargaining in the company.The company is fully enmeshed into job off-shoring and endemic casualization of Labour among other illegal activities. The company has started to bring in Ghanaians and other foreign nationals to take up jobs of Nigerians with customers such as Sterling Oil and SPDC. The HR and procurement processes of the company have been fully taken outside the shores of the country which negates Data protection act of the Federal Republic of Nigeria”

However, PENGASSAN  has said that it would be picketing the company on Tuesday to demand for among others; to respect the position of Ministry of Labour and Employment and DPR on all outstanding issues and to stop casualization of labour and job offshore sourcing.

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