NLC gives notice to begin a fresh Industrial action over minimum wage on November 6
According to Labour they will be protesting over what they describe as the government’s reluctant to implement a new minimum wage for workers.
In the statement jointly signed by the two groups, they accused the Federal Government of deliberately refusing to forward the resolutions of the tripartite committee.
They claimed that after series of negotiations, the committee had jointly agreed on a minimum wage of N30,000 but the Federal Government has failed to take further necessary actions.
According to the statement, the organized labour will proceed on a fresh nationwide strike action, if the Federal Government refuses to act on the resolutions which they describe as a done deal.
The organized labour and the Federal Government have been embroiled in serious debates over a new wage structure for workers. This has caused several industrial actions, with the government threatening to enforce a “no work, no pay” policy for the workers. The Nigeria Governors Forum, on the other hand, has stated that although the governors are not against a new wage structure for workers, some states lack the capacity to pay