See How Much NLC Wants Minimum Wage To Be
The quote from the Christian Holy Book says "A labourer deserves his wages."
Members of Organised Labour do not only want their wages paid, they are seeking for a better pay package from their employers - the government.
It has rejected the House of Representatives’ resolution to review the minimum wage of Nigerian workers to 30,000, as against their N56,000 demand from the Federal government.
Nigeria Labour Congress accused the government of gradually delaying the process of sending the newly approved minimum wage to the National Assembly, and threatened to embark on a strike if their needs are not met.
The President of the Trade Union Congress, Bobboi Kaigama, stated that the Nigeria Labour was awaiting the executive arm of government to set up a committee to speed up the process.
The Nigerian Labour Congress on its part commended the recommendation of the House of Representatives but said that the process to determine an approved minimum wage has started with a tripartite engagement involving the labour, the private sector and the government.