Labour: Judiciary staff join strike, mobilise members nationwide

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has mobilised its members following a declaration of industrial actions by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) beginning from Monday 3ed June, 2024.

According to the statement, the action will start at midnight on Sunday nationwide.

The statement cited the government’s inability to conclude the negotiation of national minimum wage and refusal to reverse the increase in electricity tariff.

Dated June 1, 2024 and signed by its Acting Secretary, Comrade M J Akwashiki, the directive reads further: “I am directed to inform you to commence mobilisation ahead of the action.

“All branches/ chapter chairmen and secretary of JUSUN are expected to ensure strict compliance to this directive.

“All Vice Presidents of our great Unions are to monitor their respective zones to ensure compliance with the total shutdown of all courts and judicial institutes across Nigeria.”