June 18, 2024

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Workers suspend planned 7 days warning strike in Kano.

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The organized labour has suspended its planned 7 days warning strike in Kano over some demands that include workers salary in May.

A joint statement signed by NLC Chairman, Kabiru Ado Minjibir, TUC Chairman, Mansur I. Adamu, JNC Chairman, Hashim Saleh and Chairman ULC, Ado Salisu Riruwai said this follows the agreement and resolution reached between Kano state Government and organized Labour on Monday on five-item demands.

Solacebase reports that the extension of the ultimatum issued the state government by the organized labour last week ended on Monday night and the warning strike was supposed to commence on Tuesday had an agreement not been reached.

The statement said the agreement reached to include the commitment of the government to refund the deduction in workers May salary by 50% at a minimum pay of N30,600 due to the COVID-19 pandemic alongside the 8 months salary arrears within the 3rd quarter of the year 2020 if the financial position of the state improves.

‘’ The organized labour unions have agreed to sit with the state government to set out modalities of payment based on the agreed percentage to be deducted on the N30,600 minimum wage for the months of June and July 2020 in the first instance and to be subsequently depending on the monthly amount received by the state from the Federation Allocation Account Committee, within the period of COVID-19 Pandemic,’’ said the statement.

According to the statement, the government will consider full implementation of consequential salary adjustment scale arising from the N30,600 minimum wage, for the payment of local government, SUBEB, Tertiary Institutions, Primary Healthcare and Ministry of Justice Staff, when the state financial situation improves.

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