NLC Provides New Update On Strike After Signing Agreement With FG. The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has confirmed that it is still on strike.

NLC Provides New Update On Strike After Signing Agreement With FG
NLC Provides New Update On Strike After Signing Agreement With FG

Following a six-hour meeting in Abuja, the Federal Government expressed President Bola Tinubu’s willingness to raise the minimum salary from ₦60,000.

Following the discussion, the Congress stated that it would deliberate on its future steps after meeting with its organs today.

On Tuesday, NLC posted on X, “Until we hear from Our Organs at our Meeting scheduled for today, June 4th, we are still on strike.”

According to Naija News, organized labour went on indefinite strike on Monday to demand an enhanced worker compensation package.

Following the strike, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Senator George Akume, met with labour leaders in Abuja.

At the conclusion of the meeting, it was agreed that “Further to the negotiation by the Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage (NMW).  And subsequent withdrawal of Labour from negotiation, the Leadership of the National Assembly intervened on June 2, 2024.” The Organized Labour declared a statewide strike on June 3, 2024, to highlight their demands.On Monday, June 3rd, the Federal Government met with Labour in the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation to discuss halting the strike action.

“The President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria is committed to a National Minimum Wage that is higher than N60,000.”

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