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.
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 decries precarious work, plans ultimatum to FG over minimum wage
Issa Aremu, said workers could not continue to work under precarious wages, while government continues to delay the implementation of a new minimum after the expiration of the N18000 minimum wage in 2015.
Minimum Wage: FEC to review committee’s recommendation on Wednesday
Ngige told newsmen in Abuja that the 16- man Technical Committee on Minimum Wage and Palliatives had submitted its report to the main committee, headed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
Minimum Wage: Labour leaders demand fast-track of discussion
Trade Union Congress (TUC) warned that workers were running out of patience with the Federal Government over delay in negotiation of a new wage.
FG, Labour agree to review minimum wage
The President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba, says the Federal Government and the organised Labour movement in the country have reached a consensus to review the National Minimum Wage.