Organised labour to begin warning strike Wednesday over minimum wage

Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta

Organised Labour comprising of Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Nigeria Labour Congress (TUC) in Ogun State on Monday said they have resolved to embark on two days warning strike with effect from Thursday.

The Labour unions unless the state government invite the workers for discussion on consequential adjustment on the new N30,000 minimum wage on or before Wednesday this week.

The workers stated this in a joint press statement signed by the state leaderships of both NLC and TUC, Comr Bankole Emmanuel and Comr Fajobi Olubunmi as well as Comr Folorunso Olanrewaju and Comr Adebiyi Olusegun, of the Joint Negotiating Council state Chairman and Coordinating Secretary respectively.

Addressing reporters at the NLC Secretariat at Leme, Abeokuta, Comr Bankole Emmanuel said it was very distressing that despite writing the state government five times between August and December on the need to set up the negotiation committee to determine the consequential adjustment on…

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