Month: November 2018

Food, Beverage & Tobacco Union lament high rate of retrenchment in sector

The Food, Beverage & Tobacco Senior Staff Association (FOBTOB) has expressed sadness over the increased rate of retrenchment of workers by employers in the sector. The union urged the Federal Government to engage employers in the sector so as to halt the looming crisis the mass lay-offs in the sector may engender in the near future. The plea was made by the National President of FOBTOB, Quadri Olaleye at the union’s 40th Anniversary Celebration and Awards in Auchi, Edo State. The anniversary, which was themed “40 Years of Heroic Struggle for Better Living for All: The Challenge, Success and Aspirations” chronicled the struggles of the union in its efforts at promoting the welfare of its members. Olaleye revealed that the association was engaging the companies in the sector to forestall