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JUST IN: FG, TUC Agree on Date to Resolve Labour Issues

JUST IN: FG, TUC Agree on Date to Resolve Labour Issues

The Federal Government and the Nigerian Trade Union Congress (TUC) have comes to  agreed on a date to resolve some of the congressional complaints of labour.

Within naija reports that the agreement was reached at a meeting between the Minister of Labour and Employment, Solomon Lalong and the leadership of the TUC headed by its President, Comrade Festus Osifo.

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Also, the TUC listed the issues to be resolved within two weeks.

time to address the issues.
He disclosed that at the commencement of the meeting, the leadership of TUC was pushing for a one-week timeline for the resolution of issues in dispute, but had to reconsider after weighing governments constraints, stating, ‘We also need to be pragmatic.’

“Osifo stated that their demands, as contained in a communique earlier issued by the Congress, include resolving the impasse between Lagos State Government and Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), increasing the amount provided for palliative as the sum of N5billion allocated per state is inadequate to ameliorate the sufferings of Nigerians.

“Earlier, in a press conference, the Minister had implored Nigeria Labour Congress to suspend its planned two-day warning strike scheduled for 5th and 6th September, as such action would be detrimental to the gains already recorded by government in securing a greater future for Nigerian workers and citizens.

“He urged the leadership of NLC to give the government some time to address the
“The Minister reassured Nigerian workers that government would never take them for granted nor fail to appreciate their support and understanding.

“Olajide Oshundun,
Director, Press and Public Relations
5th September, 2023.”