Labour begins strike action today

by Daily Trust

The organised labour will today commence a nationwide strike to compel the Federal Government in the ongoing negotiations over a new national minimum wage.

The strike option was agreed by the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) and United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC) after an emergency meeting in Lagos.

A statement yesterday by the NLC addressed to all industrial unions and all NLC state councils, informed them of the commencement of a nation-wide warning strike in respect of the non-implementation of the National Minimum Wage, effective from midnight of Wednesday, September 26, 2018.

The statement by the NLC Secretary General, Dr Peter Ozo-Eson directed all industrial unions and state councils to commence mobilisation immediately for an effective strike action, nation-wide.

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