The joint meeting of the National Executive Council, NEC, of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN and the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, ended on Friday with a declaration of support for the government’s new price of petrol.
A crucial meeting between the Bayelsa State Government and labour unions has ended on Saturday, with the leadership of labour demanding more time to hold further consultations with its members.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC has proposed a new Minimum Wage of N56,000 to the Federal Government.
The President of the NLC, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, who stated this at a press briefingmade the comment in Abuja on Wednesday, said that the congress made the formal proposal to the Federal Government on Tuesday.
EBOJELE AKHERE PATRICK, Benin
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC yesterday threatened to shutdown the labour force in Edo State within two weeks, if the state government and local government councils failed to pay the outstanding salaries owed local government workers in the state.
AKOR SYLVESTER, Abuja
Nigeria Labour Congress yesterday expressed worry over the high cost of production in the country, saying Nigerian workers’ pay more than they receive as their income.
•Demand refund of money spent on federal projects
MALACHY UZENDU, Deputy Editor, Abuja
STATE governors yesterday resolved to set up bodies to fish out where their predecessors “hid the resources accruing to the states from the federation account”, stressing that if nothing urgent was not done to block the loopholes, the country will plunge into greater crises.
JACOB OGODO, Abakaliki
Ebonyi State Government Friday bowed to workers union pressure, by agreeing to pay within 48 hours, upon signing this agreement that all affected civil and public servants in the state are to be paid the September 2011 salary, which was not paid, as a result of the “No work; No Pay Policy alongside with March, 2015, salary.”