Friday, 25 September 2020 05:10

Court restrains NLC, TUC from planned strike over petrol, electricity hike

Rate this item
(0 votes)

National Industrial Court has granted an interim injunction restraining Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC)  their officers, affiliates and privies from embarking on any strike or stoppage of work from Monday September, 28 2020.

Mr Ibrahim Galadima said the order was pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice.

The court also granted an order of interim injunction restraining the unions, their officers, affiliates, privies from disrupting, restraining, picketing or preventing workers or its affiliates or ordinary Nigerians from accessing their offices to carry out their legitimate duties on the 28th September 2020 or any other date.

Galadima made the order sequel to an ex-parte application filed by Incorporated Trustees of Peace and Unity Ambassadors Association through their counsel, Mr Sunusi Musa.

The court also granted an order compelling Inspector General of Police and Director General Department of State Services (DSS) to provide protection for workers engaged in their legitimate duties from any form of harassment, intimidation and bullying by the officers, agents or privies of the unions pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice.

 

The Nation