Minimum wage: We Won’t Embark on Strike Until… – Labour

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) announced that it will not initiate a strike on Tuesday to demand a new national minimum wage.

This was disclosed by NLC President Joe Ajaero during a press conference on Monday.

Ajaero explained that the figures proposed by the Tripartite Committee are currently under review by Chief Bola Tinubu. ‘

He emphasized that the N62,000 suggested by the government has not been accepted by the labor unions as the new minimum wage.

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“We cannot declare strike now because the figures are with the President. We will wait for the President’s decision.

“During the tenure of the immediate past president, the figure that was proposed to him was N27,000 by the tripartite committee but he increased it to N30,000. We are hopeful that this president will do the right thing,” Ajaero said.