Economy

Labour Union in Ogun Calls off Warning Strike

The organized labour in Ogun State has called off its one-week warning strike.

The Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Emmanuel Bankole announced this to newsmen shortly after a meeting with government representatives led by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tokunbo Talabi.

Mr Bankole said the state government had agreed to commence the implementation of the new minimum wage from next month.

Mr Bankole also announced that the state government had agreed to earmark 500 million for clearance of gratuity on quarterly basis, while payment would commence latest by January 2021.

While explaining that the state government also agreed to begin the process of outstanding promotion exercise with immediate effect, the NLC chairman said other demands of the organized labour would be subject to joint review.

Mr Bankole, who commended the state government for sustaining payment of Gross salary, gave the assurance that the entire workforce in the state would reciprocate the gesture of the government.

Bolanle Adesida

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