NLC Suspends Planned Strike In Kano state Over Salary Cut

The Nigerian Labor Congress (NLC) has suspended its prior plans for a 3-day cautioning strike and quiet dissent protest to begin today, Thursday, over supposed plans by the state government to return to N18,000 the lowest pay permitted by law.

The suspension of the arranged strike was reported by the National Deputy President of the Union, Mr Najeem Yasin while preparation newsmen at the early long stretches of Thursday in Kano.

The labour union reviewed that the State government had deducted the workers’ March compensation.

As per him, the choice to suspend the strike and quiet peaceful protest the arrangement came to between the Kano State Government and the coordinated work on Wednesday.

“The gathering was assembled at the occurrence of Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje face to face, with the agents of the National President of the NLC, Mr Ayuba Wabba and other NLC authorities.

“The state government uncovered that it has no expectation to return to installment of the old N18,000 the lowest pay permitted by law as hypothesized, and repeated its situation to regard the understanding of N30,600 endorsed between the two gatherings in Dec. 2019.

“We additionally concurred that the March allowances in laborers’ pay rates at state and Local Government levels ought to be discounted to laborers alongside the April or May pay rates, contingent upon increment of FAAC portion for the time frame.

“A board was set up between the coordinated work and the public authority to investigate all hostile issues as introduced by the trade guild.

“We additionally settled that all hardware for the execution of the new the lowest pay permitted by law of N39,600 ought to be set up for the Kano State University of Science (KUST) Wudil and Yusuf Maitama Sule Universities

“The gathering likewise concurred that installment of month to month annuity and every one of the privileges of retired folks ought to be vested under the goal and endorsement of the leading group of trustees of Kano State Pension Fund Trustee (KSPFT) as given by the 2006 benefits law.

“Additionally, among the goals is that no laborer or any pioneer ought to be rebuffed/treated in a biased/vindictive way because of participating in the arranged mechanical activity by the Kano State Government.

“Along these lines, with the above goals, the three days modern activity planned to start today, Thursday, April 8, 2021 and quiet dissent on Monday, April 12, are therefore suspended by the coordinated work”, he declared

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