Sunday, July 24, 2011

Nigerian Oil Workers Suspend Planned Strike, Guardian Reports

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has suspended a proposed three-day industrial action that would have begun tomorrow over the sale of oil wells by Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA)’s local unit, the Guardian reported.

Parties to the dispute agreed at a meeting with government officials in Abuja to continue discussions to settle the issues within the next two weeks, the Lagos-based newspaper reported, citing a communique from Labor Minister Chukwuemeka Wogu.

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