The Food Industry wing, Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association (FOBTOB SSA ) of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Nigeria have started a nationwide industrial action on Thursday 7th, December, 2017.
This is connected, among other demands to various redundancy exercises that has become trending recently in the industry.
When speaking in an address to the employers in the Food Industry, (AFBTE), the National President of FOBTOB, who also doubles as the National treasurer of TUC, Comrade Olaleye Quadri, mentioned that the “master-slave attitude of the employers has got to stop”.
He further said, “because of the way the senior staff cadre of the industry was been treated as lab rat for anti-union activities, colleagues in the junior category are now very reluctant to wish themselves for promotion.”
The industrial action, which is gradually evolving to a total breakdown and disharmony has companies like Nestle, Guiness, Coca-Cola, Nigerian Breweries, Flour mills, Promasidor, Dangote flour, Friesland Camprina e.t.c as member.