Labour Abandons Minimum Wage Negotiation Meeting Over ‘Ridiculous Offer’ (see amount)

The organized labour on Wednesday walked out of a meeting of the tripartite committee on the new minimum wage, citing dissatisfaction with the proposed offers from the federal government and the Organized Private Sector (OPS).

Sources quoted by Vanguard revealed that the government proposed ₦48,000, while the OPS offered ₦54,000 as the new minimum wage.

The source further noted that the government failed to provide any data to substantiate its proposed figures.

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Recall that following the zonal hearings on the new minimum wage, organized labour had endorsed ₦615,000 as the proposed new minimum wage for Nigerian workers.