GOOD NEWS: Nigerian Govt Pledges Continued Wage Payment, Addresses Labor Concerns

The Federal Government has assured the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) of resuming the payment of wage awards to workers this week…..CONTINUE READING HERE

Mrs Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, Minister of State, Labour and Employment, gave the assurance at a meeting with the leadership of NLC and TUC on Tuesday in Abuja.

The meeting was called by the minister on account of the 14-day ultimatum issued to the government on the non-implementation of the 16-point agreement reached with them on 2 October 2023.

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Onyejeocha appealed to the labour organisations to withdraw their 14-day ultimatum, as the government had stepped up efforts to complete the implementation of that agreement.

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According to her, it is true we agreed, but the government has shown good faith, considering the urgency of the issue at hand.

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“I called this meeting because dialogue has always been the best way out, and we are all for the well-being of our people. I am here to show good cause on why some agreement has not been met,”she said.

Onyejeocha also assured them that President Tinubu would leave no stone unturned to satisfy the demands of the labour organisations.

According to her, “I want to promise that the government would keep working towards the complete implementation of the agreement and I therefore request the Labour unions to withdraw their ultimatum.

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“I plead with you to sheath your sword. We have been showing good faith; it is just that it is not commensurate with your expectations

“But I promise you that we will surpass your expectation this time, and I believe that everything will go well,” she said…..CONTINUE READING HERE

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