Strike: If It Lasts 2 Days Or A Week You’ll Not Be Paid Salary, That’s What The Law Says-According to Femi Falana

Strike: If It Lasts 2 Days Or A Week You'll Not Be Paid Salary, That's What The Law Says-According to Femi Falana

Prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has spoken about the present organized labor strike issue. He made it clear that going on strike is against the law and that workers are not entitled to compensation for days they miss from work. However, he asserted that the government has decided not to punish the workers this time around since it believes the most recent strike to be legal.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

In a Channels TV video that was shared, Falana emphasized Justice Benedict Kanyip’s ruling in the dispute involving the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government.

According to Falana, the court in that instance determined that a Nigerian worker going on strike would not be paid or get any benefits for the length of the strike, regardless of whether it was authorized.

He said, “For those of you on strike, if the strike lasts two days or a week, you will not be paid your salary; that is what the law is saying. But the government said, ‘We are not going to penalize you because it is a legitimate strike.”CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>