The Plateau State Government says significant progress is being made in its negotiations with labour unions for the implementation of the N30, 000 Minimum Wage for workers in the state.
The State Commissioner of Information and Communication, Mr Dan Manjang stated this while speaking with journalist in Jos.
Manjang described the current stage of negotiations with the labour unions as peaceful and encouraging.
He said the State Government commenced the process by setting up a committee headed by a former Head of Service, Mr Luka Fwangyil to negotiate with labour on the consequential adjustments as directed by the Federal Government based on the peculiarity, sustainability and capacity of each state.
The commissioner appealed to workers and the unions to remain calm while negotiations are ongoing and pending the recommendation of same.
commends progressHe said that any attempt to distract the government from discharging it’s constitutional responsibilities to the people of the state would fail.