Lagos Gov’t To Pay 35K Minimum Wage

The Lagos State Government and the Labour unions have agreed on the modalities for the implementation of the new minimum wage even as the state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu vowed to begin payment of N35,000 as the new minimum wage with effect from November.

This emerged after the series of meetings and engagements between the Lagos State Joint Public Service Negotiating Council (JNC) and Lagos State Government.

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) attended the meeting.

State Chairman, JNC, Comrade Rasaq Adio Falade said necessary terms of settlement and agreement were reached after the end of the meeting.
The meeting also agreed at consequential adjustments for other civil servants earning above the minimum wage.

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