New minimum wage: NLC insist on strike as meeting with FG ends in deadlock | Nigeria News Today. Your online Nigerian Newspaper f

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The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has insisted on its planned strike, as the meeting with the Federal Government has ended in a deadlock.

The meeting was sequel to the declaration by the union to commence an indefinite strike starting from Wednesday midnight.

NLC President had on Wednesday, directed all labour unions and civil society groups, to embark on an indefinite nationwide strike, after the expiration of the 14-day ultimatum issued on September 12.

According to the NLC, the decision to embark on the strike action followed the refusal of the Federal Government to reconvene the Tripartite Committee on a new National Minimum Wage.


NLC is demanding an upward review of the current N18,000 minimum wage to N56,000.

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