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Staffers Shut Federal Palace Hotel Over Salary



There is a face-off between the management of The Federal Palace Hotel and their staffers over ill treatment and salary issue. And this has led to total stand down of activities as the aggrieved workers have shut the hotel.

We reliably gathered that the face off began on Tuesday, January 27,2014 when the management refused to yield to the petitions sent by the staffers to complained about the way the expatriates treat them like slaves. A source alleged that they work over time and they were treated like trash. Also, some of the females claimed they were intimidated by their bosses. According to our source, the hotel net in huge revenue but pay them paltry sum and still expect them to work like slaves. Aside that, the management deduct over N7,500“ it’s a modern day form of slavery which is not good”. We learnt scores of them have refused to work until the issue is resolved.

Sahara Weekly was at the scene of event and we promise to give you the full details soon. You can’t afford to miss it.

The Federal Palace Hotel is a 150-room hotel that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, located in the commercial hub of Victoria Island in LagosNigeria. Established in 1960 as the country’s premier international hotel, it was originally owned by the Victoria Beach Hotel, as part of the A. G. Leventis trading group.Considered “a landmark of the Lagos metropolis” the hotel is notable for having been the setting for the signing of Nigeria’s Declaration of Independence.   it has been a Sun International property since 2007


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