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NLC Suspends Indefinite Industrial Action After Five Days Of Strike In Niger


The Nigerian Labour Congress in Niger State has suspended the indefinite strike motion it embarked upon 5 days in the past.

The suspension of the strike follows an settlement between organised labour and the state authorities on rapid implementation of the brand new minimal wage of thirty thousand naira and the consequential changes on salaries of civil servants.

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Briefing journalists on the Labour House in Minna, the chairman of the state NLC, comrade Yakubu Garba says the state authorities has additionally agreed to pay two months arrears on the brand new minimal wage to state staff and three months for native authorities employees in march this 12 months.

He additionally says authorities has agreed to launch twenty p.c of the month-to-month internally generated income to deal with the liabilities accrued on the 7.5% contributory pension scheme.

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