The Governor of Ekiti Point out, Dr Kayode Fayemi, would ahead of the finish of February, 2020 indication the settlement on the implementation of the new bare minimum wage and consequential income adjustment with the organised labour in the condition.
This assurance was contained in a statement signed by the Point out Chairman, Joint Negotiating Council, Com. Kayode Fatomiluyi and Secretary, Com.Gbenga Olowoyo, on Sunday.
The negotiation on the new minimum amount wage could not be signed in advance of the finish of 2019, as directed by the federal govt because of to incapability of government’s delegation and labour to arrive at a widespread settlement on the matter.
The statement clarified that dialogue on the N30,000 minimum wage and consequential wage adjustment negotiation in the condition has attained 90 %, exuding confidence that it will assented to on or just before the stop of February , 2020.
The statement said: “The negotiation of minimum wage and consequential salary adjustment is obtaining satisfactory focus and with great progress by this growth, the completion and eventual signing of necessary paperwork will be concluded before ending of February 2020.
“As a matter of fact, the specialized sub-committee and the enlarged negotiation committee have completed considerably which led to the extent that Dr Kayode Fayemi the Governor of Ekiti condition, personally intervened on Tuesday 18th February 2020.
“However, the dedication of the management of Labour in the state is to arrive at a scenario exactly where regardless of what desk and agreement signed with government will not have a backlash that will force the state to use two federal allocations to pay back one month wage, hence, we have to be wide-primarily based in our method and agitation.
“To this end, whichever labour will agree with will be for the most effective curiosity of the staff and the condition.”
The assertion assured the employees not to be apprehensive about the capability of labour leaders to agree on what is truthful and just that will be in the ideal desire of the workers
It promised that the fascination of staff won’t be traded off underneath any guise whilst the condition won’t be placed less than fiscal load that will cripple its economic advancement.