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Minimum Wage: Labour, FG resume negotiations by 1 pm today
 
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Tue, 4 Jun 2024   ||   Nigeria,
 

The Organised Labour and the Federal Government will resume negotiations by 1 pm today.

A highly placed source privy to the National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the organized labour comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, also said that the ongoing strike was “relaxed” in line with the agreement reached with the government on Monday night

The source explained that at the meeting with the Federal Government on the instance of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Senator George Akume, it was agreed that the Tripartite Committee on the new minimum wage would be sitting every day to conclude negotiations.

The source said, “We relaxed the strike in line with the agreement with the Federal Government that we will meet every day.

“We are going back to negotiation by 1 pm today. We hope that from now till the weekend, we will be able to reach an agreement but if no agreement is reached, we will resume strike next week.’

 

 

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