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JUST IN: Labour rejects FG’s fresh wage offer of ₦60,000

The Organised Labour has again rejected a fresh minimum wage proposal by the Federal Government.

The Organised Labour comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Tuesday rejected the offer of the Federal Government to pay ₦60,000 as new minimum wage,.

The Organised Labour also shifted grounds from its ₦497,000 stance last week to ₦494,000.

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A prominent member of the Tripartite Committee for the negotiation of a new minimum wage for Nigerian workers told Channels Television labour correspondent that the Federal Government and the Organised Private Sector side of the talks proposed a ₦60,000 monthly minimum wage as against the ₦57,000 they proposed last week when the committee last met.

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The government had initially proposed ₦48,000 and ₦54,000 last week, which were also rejected by the Organised Labour.

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