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No more industrial peace beyond 16 October over minimum wage ― NLC, TUC



The Organised Labour, made up of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), after a crucial meeting with the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC-Trade Union Side) have warned the Federal Government of their intention to embark on strike, if their demands are not met at the close of work on Wednesday, 16th October, 2019.

In a statement released after the meeting, the organized labour demanded that the issue of consequential adjustment, which the government is using to delay the commencement of the N30,000 new minimum wage should be concluded within one week.

Besides, the organized Labour insisted on 29% consequential adjustment for workers on Grade Level 07-14; and 24% for workers on Grade Level 15-17; while it rejected the offer of 11% for public workers on salary grade level 07-14 and 6.5% for officers on level 15-17; offered by the government.

The statement was signed by the NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, the TUC President, Comrade Quadri Olaleye, the Acting Chairman, JNPSNC (Trade Union Side)​, Comrade Simon Anchaver ​​​and the JNPSNC, Comrade Alade Bashir Lawal.

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