*Warns against retrenching, slashing workers’ salaries over COVID-19
By Joseph Erunke
ABUJA–AMALGAMATED Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees,AUPCTRE,has called on the federal government to immediately declare a state of emergency on security.
This was as it warned some state governments against retrenching or slashing workers’ salaries on account of COVID-19 pandemic.
The union which presented its positions in a communique it issued at the end of its 24th plenary session of the National Governing Council,NGC meeting,held in Enugu, with the theme:”COVID-19 and The Changing World of Work”, particularly “frowned seriously at the alarming rate of kidnapping for ransom, armed robbery, ritual killings and other social vices that have permeated the very fabric of this…