The Federal Government has again invited the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) for another meeting over its planned indefinite strike.
This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Simon Lalong, the Minister of Labour and Employment.
Recall Lalong had on September 4 invited NLC and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) for a meeting to avert the earlier two-day nationwide warning strike.
Only the TUC showed up for the meeting.
Lalong said that he had directed the Department of Trade Unions Services and Industrial Relations to convene the meeting with the leadership of the NLC on Monday.
He said it was important for the unions to sit with government to resolve all pending matters to avert further disruption to the economy.
“The administration of President Bola Tinubu will always engage the organised labour and respond to its concerns after due consultation and negotiations.
“This is in order to guarantee industrial harmony which is critical to the attainment of the Renewed Hope Agenda,” Lalong said.
Also, the NLC National Executive Council had on Sept. 1, in a communique threatened to embark on an indefinite strike within 21 days of the issueance of the communique.
The NLC demanded that the minimum wage of workers be increased to N200,000 among other demands.