NLC Suspends Protest In Rivers
NLC Suspends Protest In Rivers. The Nigerian Labour Congress suspends its Protest in Rivers State following its agreement reached with the state govenrment.
This was revealed in a statement made by the Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim.
Nsirim said officials of NLC led by its National President, Ayuba Wabba reached the agreement in a meeting at the Government House, Port Harcourt
Wabba reportedly read the agreement on the implementation of the new national minimum wage and consequential adjustments saying the parties to the dispute agreed to sign it.
He said the state NLC secretariat sealed for correction of structural defects would be unsealed while the government continued with the work.
He said the State Government would immediately restore the remittance of check-off dues and pay all outstanding arrears to the respective labour unions
The NLC President further said the parties agreed to set up a tripartite committee to resolve the adjustment of pensions in line with the constitution and payment of Pension and Gratuity.
Wabba said the parties agreed to take steps to discontinue all ongoing litigations in relation to hitherto disputed matters.
He added that no worker would be victimised for their involvement in the industrial dispute with the government
According to the statement Dr. Tammy Danagogo, Secretary to the State Government; Rufus Godwins, Head of Service; Paulinus Nsirim, Commissioner for Information and Communications and Dr. Ayebaesin Beredugo signed on behalf of Rivers State Government
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