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IT”S WORKERS DAY: President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Waba leads other workers in one of their union protest pressing their demands from Government. PHOTO:SUNDAY AKINLOLU

Minimum Wage Debate Lingers
• Industrial Disputes Unresolved
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• Union To Speak Truth To Power Today

Across the world, the Labour movement is today commemorating May Day, otherwise called Workers Day. But in Nigeria, there appears to be nothing to celebrate apart from being alive. Workers and labour leaders across sectors of the economy lament their fortunes and fear a gloomy future for the Nigerian worker, which they said calls for sober reflection.

This, they noted, is hinged on the many unresolved factors, such as the refusal by some state governors to pay workers the N30, 000 national minimum wage, several lingering strikes by the Academic Staff…



Source: Guardian Newspaper

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