Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Organized labour to begin strike over minimum wage

Over non implementation of the new national minimum wage and other entitlements, organised labour in Niger state on Monday, has directed workers in the state to embark on an indefinite strike from February 4, 2020.

This directive was given a in statement jointly signed by Mr Yakubu Garba, chairman Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), his Trade Union Congress (TUC) counterparts Yunusa Tanimu and made available to newsmen in Minna.

The organized labour in the state had met at an emergency joint State Executive Council (SEC) on Jan. 29 to resolve on a notice of 21 days ultimatum of strike action issued to the government on Jan. 3, 2020.

“In compliance with the resolutions reached at the emergency joint State Executive Council (SEC) meeting of Niger state organised labour held at Labour House on Wednesday; 29th January, 2020.