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Fuel Subsidy: NLC, TUC Nations Suspend Nationwide Strike



The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, together known as Organized Labour, decided yesterday to postpone their impending strike, which was set to start tomorrow, in order to continue talks with the Federal Government.

This was one among the decisions made at the meeting’s conclusion late yesterday evening.

Other resolutions arrived at the meeting include: “Continued engagements by the TUC and the NLC with the Federal Government and secure closure on the resolutions above.

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“The Labour Centres and the Federal Government are to meet on June 19, 2023, to agree on an implementation framework.
According to the Negotiating Committee, the Federal Government, the TUC and the NLC are to establish a joint committee to review the proposal for any wage increase or award and establish a framework and timeline for implementation.

“A review of the World Bank-financed cash transfer program will be conducted by the Federal Government, the TUC, and the NLC, with a proposal to include low-income earners in the program.

“The Federal Government, the TUC, and the NLC will relaunch the CNG conversion program previously agreed with Labor centers in 2021 and work out the specific implementation and timing.

“The Labour centres and the Federal Government to review issues hindering effective delivery in the education sector and propose solutions for implementation.

“The Labour centres and the Federal Government to review and establish the framework for the completion of the rehabilitation of the nation’s refineries.

“The Federal Government to provide a framework for the maintenance of roads and expansion of rail networks across the country.

“All other demands submitted by the TUC to the Federal Government will be assessed by the joint committee.”


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