Nonpayment of salary: We will picket media houses - NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has said the NLC in conjunction with Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) will picket some media houses who he said have refuse to pay salaries to media practitioners.

Speaking in Abuja while briefing journalists on the plans of the Organized Labour to hold a wild pro­test in Abuja and Lagos to canvass for good governance and for both government and private sector in Nigeria to adhere the principle of rule of law which he said protects the rights of citizens, Ayuba, who said that NUJ brought complaints against some media houses to NLC, alleging they refusal to pay salaries ranging from 4 months to 18 months to journalists and oth­er staff, expressed worries, saying “These journalists are workers and have responsibilities to carter for, so we will speak for them”

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