Minimum Wage: Labour kicks, as Fear of Mass Retrenchment grips Ekiti Workers

Minimum Wage: Labour kicks, as Fear of Mass Retrenchment grips Ekiti Workers

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Weeks after the disengagement of 200 workers of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, there is palpable tension in Ekiti State over another alleged plot by the state government to embark on mass sack of workers in the state. It was learnt that 10,000 of its core civil service may be affected, even as fever of the alleged disengagement gripped many workers in the state. It was gathered from a reliable…

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Minimum Wage: No Compromise with Ondo Govt Yet —NLC

Minimum Wage: No Compromise with Ondo Govt Yet —NLC

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ondo State Council on Wednesday said the organised labour is yet to reach any agreement with the state government over the implementation of the #30000 minimum wage for the state workforce. In a New Year Message to the state workers, the State Chairman of NLC, Comrade Sunday Adeleye-Oluwole explained that it is instructive to note that, Ondo State government set up negotiation team in November, 2019 and…

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JUST IN: Akeredolu signs Ondo 2020 Budget into Law, 2hrs after Assembly’s Passage

JUST IN: Akeredolu signs Ondo 2020 Budget into Law, 2hrs after Assembly’s Passage

By: Ade Adeleke Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu this evening signed into law the year 2020 Budget of Ondo State, just few hours after the state lawmakers passed the fiscal document. Governor Akeredolu appended his signature on the budget totalling one hundred and eighty nine billion naira in his office in Akure on the Eve of the new year The governor appreciated the legislators for ensuring quick passage of the bill and demanded improved IGR to complement…

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Minimum Wage: Issues as Ondo Govt, Labour return for Negotiations Today

Minimum Wage: Issues as Ondo Govt, Labour return for Negotiations Today

By: Ade Adeleke MINIMUM WAGE: ONDO NEGOTIATING COMMITTEE MOVES TO BEAT NLC DEADLINE As part of steps to meet December 31, 2019 deadline set for 36 state governors and labour unions to conclude negotiations on the implementation of #30,000 minimum wage, the Negotiating Committee in Ondo state has scheduled another meeting for Monday 30 December, 2019. The meeting is expected to start by Noon. The committee members comprise top government and labour officials had met…

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We’re Committed to New Minimum Wage —Ondo NLC

We’re Committed to New Minimum Wage —Ondo NLC

The Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Ondo State Council Comrade Sunday Oluwole-Adeleye has felicitated with Christians globally today in commemoration of the humble but, noble birth of our Lord and savior Jesus Christ. Comrade Oluwole-Adeleye urges Christians world over to imbibe the goodly virtues exhibited by our Lord in giving to us His only son by demonstrating love and sacrifice. In a statement made available by the Congress Secretary, Comrade Kehinde Shado, the Chairman equally thanks…

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Why we pay Elderly Persons N20,000 monthly — Ondo Govt

Why we pay Elderly Persons N20,000 monthly — Ondo Govt

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, has explained why he flagged-off the Public Workfare (PWF) and Special Grant Transfer (SGT) components of the Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) in the State. The Social Welfare program which is in partnership with the World Bank is in tandem with the vision of the Governor Akeredolu’s administration to provide social protection for the weak and vulnerable people in the society. Delivering his address at the Official flag-off…

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N30,000 Minimum Wage: Labour, Ondo Govt in another Negotiation Today

N30,000 Minimum Wage: Labour, Ondo Govt in another Negotiation Today

By: Oluwatosin Adesola ……Committee to reconvene Monday ……Consequential adjustment, LG, Teachers salaries pose challenges Negotiation over the consequential adjustment of workers’ salaries and implementation of the #30,000 minimum wage in Ondo state held on Friday, ended without an agreeable figure for the state workers, SUNSHINETRUTH can report authoritatively. Another meeting has been slated for Monday. Our correspondent exclusively gathered that government’s team and labour leaders could not agree on consequential adjustment for some grade levels…

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Minimum Wage: Ondo HoS, Labour Leaders in Crucial Meetings

Minimum Wage: Ondo HoS, Labour Leaders in Crucial Meetings

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The negotiations on the new minimum wage of #30,000 in Ondo state are now in advance stage, as the committee on it is now concluding stage. At the last meeting of the committee held at the stance of the state Head of Service, Dare Aragbaiye on Monday, this week, both labour side led by the JNC, NLC and TUC chairmen as well as government’s team agreed to meet again Thursday December 12, 2019…

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Akeredolu demolished My N20million Property Because of Tinubu —Ex Lawmaker

Akeredolu demolished My N20million Property Because of Tinubu  —Ex Lawmaker

…Is a Liar, why we acted against him —Akeredolu’s Aide By: Oluwatosin Adesola A former lawmaker in the Ondo state house of assembly, Afolabi Iwalewa has alleged the Senior Special Assistant to governor Akeredolu on Special Duties and Strategy, Dr . Doyin Odebowale of illegally demolishing his structures worth #20million inside his private property because of his closeness to the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. “Perhaps he is after me because i am the…

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#30,000 Minimum Wage: Ondo Govt meets Labour Unions

#30,000 Minimum Wage: Ondo Govt meets Labour Unions

The Ondo state government and organised labour on Wednesday commenced negotiation over the implementation of the #30,000 minimum wage. The meeting held for several hours yesterday, had in attendance representatives of government and the labour unions. SUNSHINETRUTH authoritatively gathered that there was no agreement yet as the meeting had been adjourned till next week. One of the labour leaders at the meeting said, “I am pleased to inform you all that THE MINIMUM WAGE NEGOTIATION…

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