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Al-Ajmi: I call on the Minister of Oil, the Chairman of the Corporation, and the President of the Company to assume their responsibilities and defuse the crisis before the unfortunate thing happens.
Al-Azmi: Anyone who tries to tamper with workers’ rights and gains must bear his responsibilities and the consequences of his decisions
– “Kuwait Oil” Syndicate: Full support for the “Gulf Oil” Syndicate in its escalatory steps… and we stand united with them
The head of the Kuwait Gulf Oil Company’s workers’ union, Fahad Al-Ajmi, stressed that the rights of Gulf Oil Company workers are a red line that will not be compromised, especially the incentive bonus for workers in the operations area in Khafji, for which a decision was issued by the Council of Ministers.
Al-Ajmi sent a letter to the Minister of Oil, Minister of Education Muhammad Al-Faris, the President of the Petroleum Corporation and the President of the Kuwait Gulf Oil Company, in which he held them all “responsible for the tampering that occurred with regard to the incentive reward issued by Cabinet Resolution No. 6731.”
He announced that the Gulf Oil Syndicate will defend the rights of its workers with full force, calling on all the leaders behind the abolition of this reward to assume their responsibilities and defuse the crisis before the unfortunate thing happens.
For his part, the union’s secretary, Bader Al-Azmi, announced that all options are on the table, stressing the union’s categorical rejection of any violation of workers’ rights.
And he sent a message to everyone who tries to tamper with workers’ rights and gains to bear his responsibilities and the consequences of his decisions.
For its part, the Kuwait Oil Company’s workers union announced its full support for the Gulf Oil Union in its escalatory steps.
The union said in a statement: “We stand united with colleagues in the union of workers in the Kuwait Gulf Oil Company, and we affirm that workers’ rights in the oil sector are a red line and we do not accept any prejudice to them.”