8 Aug 2020


Wau Airport Staff Call Of Planned Strike

Workers at the Wau airport have called off a strike that was schedule to take place today after meeting with government officials.

By James Deng Dimo

WAU, 24 November 2016 [Gurtong] –
The workers are demanding for at least four months of their allowances that have not been paid.

The workers wrote a petition letter to the State government threatening to bring the airport at a standstill should their grievances not be heard.

Speaking to the press after their meeting with the workers the airport administrator Mr. Deng Deng said the strike has been cancelled after they were promised that the national government has been notified on the matter and will be solved as soon as possible.

“In our meeting with the State government minister, we had planned a strike for the 24th, so there will be no strike. We will halt it until we get a response from the government,” said Deng Deng administrator at Wau airport.

“Whatever will come from the government, we will accept it and we will continue working freely without any problem neither hold a strike at Wau airport. Our staff will continue working as we wait for the government to solve our issues. As of today we have no problem now.

The Acting Finance Minister in Wau, James Joseph assured the workers that the State government will present their complains to the national ministry of Transport to urgently address the matter.

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