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Strike: Again, FG calls for meeting with NLC on Monday



The Federal Government has again asked to meet with the leadership of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday, in a bid to resolve issues over the looming industrial action.

This was confirmed in a statement on Sunday, by the Director Information, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Olajide Oshundun.


Oshundun said, “The Minister of Labour and Employment Simon Bako Lalong has again invited the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC for another meeting over its planned indefinite strike.

“The Minister who directed the Department of Trade Unions Services and Industrial Relations to convene a meeting with the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for Monday 18th September 2023 said it was important that the Unions sit with Government to resolve all pending matters to avert further disruption to the economy.


“According to the Minister, the administration of President Bola Tinubu will always engage the organised labour and respond to its concerns after due consultation and negotiations in order to guarantee industrial harmony which is critical to the attainment of the Renewed Hope Agenda”


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