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The Federal Government has filed a fresh action against the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, for allegedly defying an order restraining the duo from embarking on strike.



The “notice of consequences of disobedience to an order of court”, titled “Form 48,” was filed in Abuja on Wednesday before the National Industrial Court.

The applicants are the Federal Government and the Attorney General of the Federation, while the various leaders of organized labor are listed as respondents.

“TAKE NOTICE that unless you obey the Direction contained in the Order of the National Industrial Court, Abuja, delivered by Honourable Justice Y. Anuwe on June 5th, 2023, as per the attached Enrolled Order, you will be guilty of Contempt of Court and will be liable to be sentenced to prison.”

The Daily Post reports that organized labor had earlier on Wednesday staged a nationwide protest against what it termed “anti-people” policies by the Federal Government.

They later met with President Bola Tinubu at the Presidential Villa on Wednesday.

 

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