Labour Congress Rejects 27,000 New Minimum Wage

Deliberations between Federal Government and Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC still inconclusive the congress is still fighting in regards of the Nigerian workers.

In an update from the last sitting, NLC at all cost rejected the 27,000 naira recommended by the National Council of State in Abuja on Tuesday.NLC general-secretary, Peter Ozo-Eson told the News Agency of Nigeria that the National Council of State has no jurisdiction to determine any amount different from that agreed by a tripartite committee.

Meanwhile TVC said the committee has rather approved 30,000 naira, and Ozo-Eson wonders why government is delaying the submission of an executive bill with that amount, to the national assembly.

The NLC has therefore called for an emergency meeting to discuss the deadline given to government to submit the bill.

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