New FG Sets Date For Transmission Of Bill To National Assembly on Minimum Wage

The Federal Government has finally set a date for the transmission of a bill for a new national minimum wage to the National Assembly. The move is aimed at stopping the organized labor from embarking on a strike about a month before the presidential election. With the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and its affiliate unions threatening a protest and a nationwide strike, the government on Tuesday agreed to send the bill on January 23. The decision came after three days of talks. Tuesday’s meeting held between 1 pm and 3:30…

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