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Ex-employee threatens to sue Newswatch over unpaid wages

By News Express on 26/08/2015

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A former employee of Daily Newswatch (Now Newswatch Times)‎, Mr Iwuchukwu Francis Iheanacho, has threatened to initiate a legal action against the media organisation owned by Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim, over continued failure to effect payment of his seven month salary arrears.

According to a letter addressed to the Managing Director (MD) of the media outfit with the caption, “Voluntary Resignation of Mr Iwuchukwu Francis Iheanacho from your Company; Letter of Demand for Payment of Outstanding Seven (7) months Salaries‎ Due to him” the former staff described as funny and strange, the continued failure of the media organisation ‎to pay his outstanding salaries.

The letter dated August 17, 2015 further ‎described as employer recklessness, failure of the Jimoh Ibrahim led management of Newswatch to pay his (Iwuchukwu’s) salaries.

The former Newswatch staff in the said letter signed by his lawyer, Yemi Omodele argued that, “Our client was ‎employed in your company sometime in year 2012 but resumed work on November 1, 2012 and willingly resigned from the services of the company on May 28, 2015.

“As at the time of resignation, your company owed him seven (7) months salary, which has not been paid to him till date. This attitude of your company is funny and strange, and amounts to employer recklessness. The month owed our client is from November, 2014 to May, 2015.

“Throughout the period our client worked with your company, certain sum of money was deducted from our client’s salary every month on the pretext of pension claimed to have been remitted to Lead Way Pensure.

“However, we use this medium to call on you to pay the salary arrears ‎to our client within seven (7) days from the date of this letter and to make available to our client evidence of remittance of the money deducted from his salary and paid to Lead Way Pensure to enable him proceed to claim same.

“In the event that your company did not remit any sum or part of it to Lead Way Pensure, we call on you and your company to pay same to our client within the days stated above.

“We state that failure to pay our client as demanded above shall warrant us to take necessary legal steps against your company.”

News Express learnt that the management of Newswatch has yet to respond to Iwuchukwu’s letter.

•Photo shows Newswatch Publisher, Jimoh Ibrahim.

Source News Express

Posted 26/08/2015 05:36:58 AM

 

 

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