Minimum wage: Civil servants express concern over change in September deadline
Civil servants across Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have expressed concern over sudden change in September deadline for the implementation of new minimum wage given by the Federal Government.
Buhari committed to minimum wage increase, says Oyo-Ita
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the constitution of the Presidential Committee on Minimum Wage.
FG targets September for new minimum wage takeoff
The Federal Government will expedite action to ensure that a new minimum wage is ready by the second quarter of the year, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has promised.At the 2018 May Day celebration in Abuja, yesterday, he also assured stakeholders that delays in the payment of salaries and pensions would end....
History of minimum wage controversy in Nigeria
Befor the coming of Hassan Sunmonu as first president of the Nigeria Labour Congress in 1978, there was no history of a structured minimum wage for workers. It must be said that the Udoji pay package of 1975 was not regarded as a structured minimum wage, because it was not negotiated by workers’ representatives.
Umahi pledges to pay proposed new minimum wage
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has promised to pay the proposed new national minimum wage, if approved by the Federal Government.He made the promise while addressing workers across the state, at the Pa Ngele Oruta Township Stadium, Abakaliki.
Anambra to pay new minimum wage in July
Anambra State workers would from July this year begin to earn a new minimum wage. The Commissioner for Information, Mr. C-Don Adinuba, who announced this during his first post exco press briefing at the Government House, Awka, said that although the minimum wage would have taken off in April, the state had to wait for…
The impact of minimum wage increase on labour cost
Reducing unemployment, from the perspective of the businesses who employ people, is all about the costs and quality of labour. Wage levels are still considered the most important factor internationally, in terms of where to locate business, especially in sectors that have high labour absorption capacity.
Incomes policy and the minimum wage palaver
There is an undoubted necessity for a national incomes policy. By this is meant that the government of the day ought to have some idea what level of income ought to be, after tax, for different types of work.
Governors are part of new minimum wage negotiation, says salaries commission
Chairman of the National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission (NSIWC), Richard Egbule, yesterday confirmed that all state governors are part of the negotiation for a new minimum wage for workers in country. He said all civil servants across the country would have to exercise a little more patience, as details of the new minimum wage…
Maximum worry over minimum wage
For several years now there has been a tidal wave of discontent over Nigeria’s minimum wage. The workers have consistently said at agitation points that their take home pay cannot take them home. And even with that truthful remark some of the state governments were agitating, a few years ago, for a reduction in the…
Labour hopeful FG will give workers living wage
Labour leaders on Sunday expressed optimism that the Federal Government would give workers a living wage.