Unpaid deductions : Akeredolu to meet labour leaders on Monday.


Following the ultimatum giving to the Ondo State government by the organised labour, a meeting is scheduled for Monday between the two parties.


The state government had on Friday received a letter from labour leaders requesting a meeting on contentious issues on workers salaries and emoluments.


The State Head of Service,  Mr Dare Aragbaiye confirmed this to reporters in Akure .


The organized Labour in Ondo state gave the government an 8-day ultimatum to settle workers’ accumulated salaries and deductions or face industrial action.

In the letter to Government, the Labour movement including the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Joint Negotiating Council (JNC), called on government to urgently convene a meeting to discuss how to defray the outstanding salaries and allowances.


The chairman Joint Negotiating Council, JNC Niyi fabunmi said the state government failed to honour previous agreements reached over their demands on salaries and deductions.


Fabunmi added that the organized labour has a duty to protect the interest of civil servants.


Responding the Head of Service, Mr Dare Aragbaiye assured organized labor of government’s readiness to interact with them on Monday and also find a lasting solution to the issues raised.