Minimum Wage

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has faulted governors yet to pay the new minimum wage to workers in their states. Speaking as a guest on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics, he stated that any employer paying its employee below N30,000 was doing so in contravention of the law. “If you read the Act […]

The leadership of Organized Labour in Nigeria comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have given the Federal Government two weeks to implement the new minimum wage of thirty thousand naira or risks a nationwide industrial action. In a statement signed by the president of the two unions, the labour […]

Federal Public Service workers currently earning below N30,000 will now begin to earn the new national minimum wage. This is because President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate implementation of N30,000 for workers in that category. The Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Mr Bashir Ahmad, disclosed this in a series of tweets […]

Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has urged the Federal Government to speed up the implementation of the 30,000 naira minimum wage in order to improve the living condition of workers. Lagos State Chairman of the council, MALLAM SHAKIRUDEEN, made the call in Lagos, said that Nigerian workers had endured enough hardship owing to the rising cost […]

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Federal Government to commence the implementation of the new National Minimum Wage for workers in the country before the May Day Celebration. Acting President of NLC, NAJEEM YASINsaid this in an interview with journalists in Abuja. He commended the Senate for approving the minimum wage bill of […]

The House of Representatives has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to transmit the report of the tripartite committee on the new minimum wage to the National Assembly for consideration. This according to the reps is to avoid the looming strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). The House has also resolved to set up a joint […]

National Industrial Court of Nigeria, in Abuja, has ordered both the Federal Government and the organised labour to submit a report of their negotiations on the disputes over the new minimum wage by January 30th, 2019. Justice Sanusi Kado had on November 2nd, 2018 adjourned the case after issuing an ex prate order stopping the […]

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