If FG Fails To Adhere To Minimum Wage Agreement,Workers Will Seek Justice At ILO

Osun state workers are not left out in the mass protests to demand a new minimum wage in line with the directive of national body of Nigeria labour congress(NLC) as they join today.
The protest according to labour union leaders is to sensitize the entire state workforce and Nigerians on the planned industrial actions.
The state chairman of Trade union of Congress (TUC)Adebowale Adekola said the federal government was trying to sabotage the concluded agreement of #30,000 Thirty thousand minimum wage for workers across the country, hence the reason for the protest needed.
He noted that,the workers is bent on 30 thousand minimum wage without any form of compromise.
He urged members not to be threatened by federal government threat of no work no pay, saying if the federal government failed to reverse it , the case will be reported to international labour organization (ILO)
On his part,Osun state chairman united labour congress Jamiu yussuf said the constitution of the Nigeria provided that every three years workers salary must be reviewed which the federal government is not adhering to.
Yussuf said the workers will embarked on indefinite strike if the federal government failed to accede to their demands.
He decried the attitude of government to workers welfare,saying workers was key to actualization of government policies and programmes.
It would be recalled that government and workers had been on loggerhead on the issue of new minimum wage for the past three months.


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