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Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by JARUSHUB: 7:19pm On Apr 16
There was pandemonium at the offices of the top oil company, Addax Petroleum, today as workers began indefinite strike action.


At the Ozumba Mbadiwe head office of the company, the CEO, Colin Klapa met the shock of his life as he was not allowed into the office by protesting employees who locked the gates to the company. Other senior management staff were also refused access into the company premises.


The strike was called by employees under the aegis of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) with the support of some management staff, over what they described as breach of Collective Bargaining Agreement reached with the union. The Union has earlier given the management ultimatum to honour the agreement or incur its wrath.

According to the union secretary general, the following are the key reasons for the industrial action:-

 
- unilateral interpretation of the subsisting collective bargaining agreement (CBA) reached between the union and management in August 2014 on issues bordering on activation of non-statutory remunerations to members.
- selective, targeted victimisation of union leaders identified as not working in line with management interest; stagnation of some staff for between 10 to 12 years, and discriminatory promotion of workers.
- allegation of culture of impunity against some of the union officials
- victimisation of union leaders, punitive transfers, and selective performance appraisal

The company has not officially reacted to this issue.

Addax petroleum is one of the Top 10 oil producers in Nigeria, the 2nd largest in Cameroun and the 4th largest in Gabon. It is a subsidiary of SINOPEC, one of the state-owned oil companies of China.

Addax Nigeria has been having running issues in the last decade leading to massive disengagement of their contract employees about 4 years ago. It has also been in running court battle with Federal Government of Nigeria over some reporting issues.


Source: http://www.opinions.ng/addax-workers-begin-strike-lock-ceo/

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Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by qeemus: 8:01pm On Apr 16
That's serious
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by yungbillionaire(m): 8:28pm On Apr 16
LMRAC
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by akum78: 8:28pm On Apr 16
Ok oooooo
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by omocalabar(m): 8:29pm On Apr 16
nice one...parties involve shud honour their agreements
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by asaju10(m): 8:29pm On Apr 16
Hnm
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by 6660M0666: 8:29pm On Apr 16
If only we could lock Nigeria against some persons.
Especially the itinerant head of state with a questionable state of mind whom the ancestral blood of nomads running through his veins would not allow to sit in a place for longer than he can check on his herds of cattle and face the embodiment of crises that Nigeria has become.

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Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by Lonestar2018: 8:29pm On Apr 16
This is sad.
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by yungbillionaire(m): 8:29pm On Apr 16
A.T.O.C.S
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by 234GT(m): 8:29pm On Apr 16
The corporate world is always out to shortchange staff.
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by eluquenson(m): 8:31pm On Apr 16
Hmm
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by Zionista(m): 8:31pm On Apr 16
Are they no longer in the Kaztec alliance?
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by NaijaTalkTown(m): 8:33pm On Apr 16
Serves them right. Respect your employees!
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by dadavivo: 8:33pm On Apr 16
Nonsense company with useless workers
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by IkpuNnegiEwu44: 8:35pm On Apr 16
Emeka offor don sell this company?
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by Vince77(m): 8:35pm On Apr 16
dadavivo:
Nonsense company with useless workers

Dont repeat that
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by Mac2016(m): 8:37pm On Apr 16
Whaaat!
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by lekkan(m): 8:38pm On Apr 16
Chimo... Wey I just get IT placement there.. Nobody should hold me abeg
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by jaxxy(m): 8:38pm On Apr 16
Used to be a great place to work...
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by lonelydora: 8:40pm On Apr 16
Addax still dey exist? Thought it was sold?
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by Okoyiboz3: 8:40pm On Apr 16
IkpuNnegiEwu44:
Emeka offor don sell this company?

Sell wetin?

You think Addax is a shopping plaza at Upper Iweka?

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Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by omoadeleye(m): 8:43pm On Apr 16
we need work oo
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by faithfull18(f): 8:47pm On Apr 16
Spend less and Save more on data...take the nearest bus to my profile and alight there or take a look at my signature.. wink
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by CodeTemplar: 8:49pm On Apr 16
Chai
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by IkpuNnegiEwu44: 8:49pm On Apr 16
Okoyiboz3:


Sell wetin?

You think Addax is a shopping plaza at Upper Iweka?

I don't give audience to flies
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by seandurse(m): 8:55pm On Apr 16
saw them all out this morning. knew things weren't just fine with them.
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by SalamRushdie: 9:04pm On Apr 16
Hmmmm
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by lonelydora: 9:04pm On Apr 16
aleeyus:
I hail cheesy

kaa Sir. Nwanne mii...imela ag?
Re: Addax Workers Lock Out CEO, Colin Klapa, Begin Strike by JARUSHUB: 9:07pm On Apr 16
Okoyiboz3:


Sell wetin?

You think Addax is a shopping plaza at Upper Iweka?

LOL

Addax that is owned by Chinese government.

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