The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has urged workers in Africa to intensify the fight against injustice so as to fast-track the continent’s democratic and economic growth.
The Trade Union Congress, TUC, and the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, have vowed to resist the position of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, NGF, that States will pay the new minimum wage according to their capacities.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Delta State, on Thursday announced the suspension of the strike embarked on over the failure of the federal government to fully implement the new N30,000 minimum wage.
The President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Dr. Ayuba Wabba, has described as mere speculation, reports of agreement to a 20 per cent and 13.5 per cent consequential adjustments for workers on Grade Levels 7-14 and 15-17 respectively.
..Says it’s too late to cry
A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progreasives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, on Friday said that Nigerians should not take the leadership of the nation’s of the Labour Unions serious over their threat to call our workers for a strike threats if the government refuses to pay the N30,000 minimum wage.
Labour leaders have given the President Muhammadu Buhari led government ultimatum to conclude negotiations on consequential adjustment of salaries of workers between grade 7 and 14.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has reacted to reports that the organised labour may go on a nationwide strike for the full implementation of the new minimum wage.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has accused the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige of intimidating organised labour.
*Ngige: I won’t be intimidated
OBIORA IFOH, Abuja
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said that it will tomorrow (Wednesday) begin picketing of the offices of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, including all places of interest to the Minister, Chris Ngige, for failing to inaugurate the board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund(NSITF).
The newly-elected Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ben Ukpepi, has alleged that the Cross River State Government issued fake employment letters to workers, especially those in health institutions.