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Minimum Wage: FG To Meet Labour Union Leaders Next Week

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The Federal Government and the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) on the new minimum wage has once again rescheduled its negotiation plans till next week Monday.

Naija News recalls that the last negotiation between the government and the JNPSNC was to hold on Sept. 4 but was suspended.

According to Mr. Alade Lawal, JNPSN Secretary-General who confirmed the postponement of the negotiation in Lagos said that the meeting was rescheduled at the instance of the officials.

Naija News recalls that the Federal Government proposed 9.5 percent salary increase for employees on grade levels 07 to 14 and five percent for those on grade levels 15 to 17 but the Nigerian labour Congress is demanding 30 percent increase for officers on grade levels 07 to 14 and 25 percent increase for grade levels 15 to 17.


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