LASU to Promote 331 Staff, Advises Male Staff to Apply for Paternity Leave

LASU to Promote 331 Staff, Advises Male Member of Staff to Apply for Paternity Leave

The management of the Lagos State University (LASU) has stated that no fewer than 331 staff were considered for promotions for 2013 and 2014.

The institution’s Appointment and Promotions (Administrative and Technical) Committee disclosed this in a statement, made available to reporters in Lagos.

It said the promotion ‎cases considered were presented by the Establishment for the Consolidated University Non-Academic Salary Structure (CONUNASS) Grade Levels 7, 8 and 9 positions.

The Committee recommended 260 administrative and technical staff for the approval of the Governing Council for promotion to CONUNASS 7, 8, and 9.

To date, the number of outstanding promotion cases is put at 71, while the percentage of recommended cases is 78.55.

The institution’s management has also advised its male members of staff to avail themselves for paternity leave, approved for workers in Lagos state’s Public Service‎.

The advice is contained in the university’s official bulletin, a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.

It noted that while deserving female members of staff of the institution had been proceeding on maternity leave, their male counterparts were yet to enjoy it.

“The university authority hereby reminds members of staff (male) of the existing Lagos State Maternity and Paternity Leave approved for employees in the state’s civil service.

“It would be recalled that the university authority at its meeting on September 8, 2014, considered and approved the implementation of the new Lagos State maternity and paternity leave for officials in the state’s public service,’’ it said.

According to the bulletin, the male members of staff ‎who wish to make official request for paternity leave are to do so on the first day of delivery of the baby.

“In addition, for deliveries that fall on weekends, application should be forwarded to the establishment on the first day of work.

“Please, note that paternity leave is for the first 10 days in relation to and at the time of the first two deliveries of a male staff’s spouse,” the publication said. (NAN)

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