NLC begins warning strike over minimum wage Thursday

David Adenekan
David Adenekan
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The Nigeria Labour Congress has declared that it would commence an industrial action Thursday morning over the demand for a national minimum wage.

It has been engaging the government on the issue over time, but there seems to be no headway yet.

Only recently, it gave the government a 14 days ultimatum to act or face an industrial action.

The ultimatum will expires today.

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In reaction to the inaction of the government, the NLC has called on its workers to be ready to for a show down.

The message issued on Tuesday was by the General Secretary of the NLC, Peter Ozo-Eson.

“Representatives of organized labour, after due consultation and meetings, have therefore agreed that all unions and our civil society allies should embark on a warning strike from midnight of Wednesday, 26th September, 2018.

“All affiliates and state councils are therefore expected to mobilise their members nationwide to ensure total compliance,” he said.

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