The organized labour comprising of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), and the Commerce Union Congress (TUC), has threatened to embark on a fresh nationwide industrial action on November 6th 2018.
In accordance to the teams they are going to be protesting over what they describe as the federal government’s unwillingness to implement a brand new minimum wage for employees.
Within the assertion collectively signed by the leaders of the 2 labour facilities, they accused the Federal Authorities of intentionally refusing to ahead the resolutions of the tripartite committee.
They claimed that after sequence of negotiations, the committee had reached a consensus for a minimum wage of N30,000 however the Federal Authorities has failed to take additional essential actions.
In accordance to the assertion, the organized labour will proceed on the nationwide strike action, if the Federal Authorities refuses to take the mandatory actions on the resolutions which they describe as a finished deal.
The organized labour and the Federal Authorities have been enmeshed in critical debates over a brand new wage construction for employees. This has led to a number of industrial actions, with the federal government threatening to implement a “no work, no pay” coverage for the employees. The Nigeria Governors Discussion board, on the opposite hand, has said that though the governors should not in opposition to a brand new wage construction for employees, some states lack the capability to pay.