For Companies with expatriates on Board, the following documents are required for seamless service by the Department;
- The List of Expatriates in the Company
- The List of Nigerian Workers
- The Company’s Organogram
- List of understudies
- The Company Training Matrix for the year of application
- Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB) Certification
- Expatriate Quota approval from the Ministry of Interior
- 3 Months Expatriate Quota Returns
PROCEDURE FOR STAFF RELEASE IN THE OIL & GAS INDUSTRY
Any Employer who wishes to release a worker from its employment shall prior to the release, apply for consent in writing to the Director stating the manner of the staff release, the reasons for the proposed release, the compensation due to the worker, and the proposed replacement for the worker (if any).
The application shall contain a copy of any document relevant to the Worker’s employment including the Employers’ Conditions of Service.
This is in consonance with the Regulation 15A under Petroleum Act 1969 as amended in 1988.
WHAT CONSTITUTES STAFF RELEASE
This in simple terms means removal of a Worker from employment, especially in the Oil and Gas Industry.
Instances of staff release includes but not limited to the following:
- Retirement: whether voluntary of forced
- Release on medical grounds
- Abandonment of Duty Post