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PTML PAYS AGED DOCKWORKERS RETIREMENT BENEFITS

PTML management presenting a cheque to one of the beneficiaries

The Management of Ports & Terminal Multi Services Limited (PTML) TinCan Island Port, Apapa recently paid all 74 Aged disengaged Dockworkers wages and benefits, while 10 of the deceased Dockworkers were also paid through their next of Kins, all numbering 84.

The payment exercise was made under the supervision of Comrade Bello Abubakar (VPG) who represented the President -General of Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Comrade Ibrahim Ohize, President, Dockworkers Branch of the MWUN and other officials of the Union.

Prince Adeyanju noted that since inception of the terminal, this is the very first time that PTML will be applying the minimum salary standard (NJIC) to the fullest, even surpassing what was recommended in the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for the payment of Dockworkers retirees in its Terminal and it’s worthy of emulation by other terminals who have not done theirs and advised that they should follow suite.

The foremost Maritime Labour leader, Dr. Adeyanju, praised the management of PTML for taking such laudable bold step into putting smiles on the faces of both the aged retirees and the family of the deceased who got the entitlements of their departed beloved ones.

Comrade John Kennedy Ikemefuna, Head of Media, MWUN

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