NLC To Declare Indefinite Strike By Midnight

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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has asked workers across the country to prepare for an indefinite warning strike effective from midnight.

The NLC is embarking on an industrial action over what it describes as the failure of the Federal Government to honour their ultimatum on the new minimum wage.

Last Thursday, the NLC resolved to commence an indefinite nationwide strike after the expiration of the 14-day ultimatum issued on September 12, which elapses today.

The organised labour is alleging that its request to reconvene a tripartite committee on the national minimum wage for workers was not met, and the leaders have cautioned the Federal Government against foot-dragging on the new minimum wage.

President Muhammadu Buhari had in November 2017, inaugurated a tripartite committee to negotiate a new national minimum wage for the country.

The union is also asking its affiliates and state councils to mobilize their members nationwide to ensure total compliance.

They (NLC) are…

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