Tag Archives: AFBTE

Food, Beverage and Tobacco workers to embark on Strike

Workers in the food, beverage and tobacco sector are set to begin a nationwide strike at the stroke of midnight Monday over what the workers say is a “failure by employer’s body to review salary.”

According to the President of the Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association (FOBTOB), which is the umbrella organization for the workers, Mr. Quadri Olaleye and its General Secretary, Solomon Iji, said on Monday that they had signed a letter urging members in the multinational companies to embark on a nationwide strike to press home their demands.

Food, beverage employers warn of impending job losses

Employers in the food, beverage and tobacco sector have warned of looming job losses if the challenges in the business environment are not turned around.

Speaking on behalf of the employers at the 36th Annual General Meeting of the Association of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employers in Lagos, the President, AFBTE, Mr. Paul Gbededo, said that manufacturers had losses in the millions of dollars since the devaluation of the naira in the past months.