The agreement over the wage hike averted a major strike which was originally scheduled for October 16. The workers were represented by the the Nigerian Labor Congress, the Nigeria Union of Civil Service and the Trade Union Congress
Since the introduction of salary payments in a quasi-currency pegged to USD in October last year, wages of the lowest paid civil servants have fallen from the equivalent of USD 475 to USD 47.
In this episode, we report from Buenos Aires on the major developments in the Latin American countries of Venezuela and Colombia.
In this episode, we take you India, where Delhi police have charged three communist students leaders with sedition. We also look into the Los Angeles teachers’ strike and Swaziland civil servants’ strike call.