Minimum wage: FG, labour unions meet Thursday

The Federal Government says it will meet with Organised Labour to prevent the threat of national industrial action over non transmission of the New National Minimum Wage bill to the National Assembly.

Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, said the meeting is to nip in the bud the threat of strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over the transmission of the New National Minimum Wage to the National Assembly.

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“The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, is scheduled to hold a meeting with the Executives of the Organised Labour Union on Jan. 4, at the Minister’s Conference Room by 10:30 am prompt”, according to a statement by Mr Samuel Olowookere, the Director of Press in the ministry, on Wednesday in Abuja.

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