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Bristow sacks 100 pilots, engineers over welfare row

Bristow sacks 100 pilots, engineers over welfare row

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Barely 24 hours after Air Peace sacked 75 pilots, Bristow Helicopters yesterday fell in line, terminating the contract of over 100 pilots and engineers in its operations. Some of the affected workers, in collaboration with the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE), had on Monday embarked on indefinite strike, picketing the airline office in Lagos over welfare issues and alleged infractions. Apparently displeased with the actions, the management fired the majority of the staffers including some expatriates, with an offer of three-month salary as redundancy compensation. The workers had lately engaged the management over wage disparity, management’s proposal to suspend negotiation on Condition of Service (COS), alleged subversion of established terms of agree...