New Minimum Wage: Labour Tells Workers To Prepare For Strike

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New Minimum Wage: Labour Tells Workers To Prepare For Strike The organised Labour has directed its members in all the 36 states and Abuja to get ready for a total showdown with government should the negotiation on the adjustment from the new national minimum wage break down. On its part, the government side is insisting on 9.5 percent salary adjustment for officers on grade levels 07-14 and 5 percent for those on grade levels 15-17. The workers expressed concern that rather than presenting the two positions to technical subcommittee as agreed, but “Surprisingly, when the Technical Sub-Committee reconvened, the Government Side introduced a strange clause to the discussion insisting that the Term of Reference of the Committee was to work out the consequential adjustment of salaries of Public Servants based on the subhead provided for salaries in the 2019 Budget.” All efforts by the Trade Union Side to persuade the Government Side to return to the right track of negotiation and agree on a realistic percentage increase proved abortive.” “Thus, the Government Side deliberately created a stalemate and thereafter adjoined the meeting of the Technical Committee sine die.” According to a communiqué, a copy of which was issued to newsmen, the workers said the downward review by labour was due to a promise by government to undertake a general salary review in no distance time. The communiqué was jointly signed by the acting chairman and Secretary, Comrades Anchaver Simon and Alade Bashir Lawal. The communiqué reads in part, “The Trade Union Side of JNPSNC has now resolved that the Federal Government should reconvene the meeting of the Technical Committee on Consequential Adjustment immediately so that it can conclude its deliberations and ensure that all Public Service Employees benefit adequately from the N30,000 new monthly National Minimum Wage signed into Law by Mr. President since April, 2019.”[NewsNaira]



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Wisdom Nna
2 months ago

They shouldn't go for strike, they should resolve this amicably 


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they should slove this now
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Too bad hear that they never implement the new minimum wage.

 


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Favour
2 months ago

They better resolve this now.


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Labour up to now you are not satisfy 


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Ibrahim Abubakar
2 months ago

Really government have to fix eye on this issue its experient


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Ubah Joy Oluchi
2 months ago

Nigerians like strike so much,pls oo!! No strike


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ABU ANTHONY O
2 months ago

They should go for strike jor, this government self e tire me. what will it take them to start this implimentation


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Ime Isang John
2 months ago

Is it good to pay minimum wage or is it good for them to steal our money and hide somewhere. Please which one is right


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Junior Miles
1 month ago

Will that help the setuation


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Is okay at less as 30000


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