The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has declared an “quick industrial motion” in some states which have did not pay the N30, 000 new nationwide minimal wage.
NLC lamented that about half the states within the nation have been but to conclude negotiations on cost of the minimal wage.
The Congress’s directive was contained in a communiqué issued on the finish of the Nationwide Government Council, NEC, and was collectively signed by the NLC President, Mr Ayuba Wabba and Basic Secretary, Mr Emma Ugboaja.
NLC insisted that the refusal of states to pay the minimal wage was an act of criminality, and a betrayal of their oath of workplace.
“The NEC additionally resolved to view the refusal to pay the brand new nationwide minimal wage by state governments as demanded by the legislation as an act of criminality, betrayal of the oath of workplace sworn by state chief executives and a harmful journey in anarchy.
“The NEC-in-Session directed all states the place the nationwide minimal wage of N30,000 is but to be paid to right away proceed on industrial motion,” it stated.
Minimal wage: NLC declares quick strike