Organized Labour declares indefinite strike in Nasarawa over minimum wage, promotion

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Organized Labour declares indefinite strike in Nasarawa over minimum wage, promotion

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LAFIA – THE Organized labour, NLC, TUC  in Nasarawa State has declared trade dispute with the state government over non-implementation of the minimum wage and non-release of promotion of workers for over 12 years

Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress in the state, Comrade Yusuf Iya who disclosed  this while briefing journalists in Lafia, the state capital, explained that the adamant disposition of the Nasarawa State Government prompted  the organized labour to  embark on the indefinite strike after several years of being patient with the government.

Some of the complaints he said include, lack of promotion, lack of annual increment of salaries, lack of training, non payment of gratuity, lack of housing for workers, non payment of local government staff including primary school teachers, non implementation of minimum wage, non payment of the last tranche of August 2016 salary arrears and non confirmation of workers appointment by the government.

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper