Fresh Trouble Hits Nigeria's New Minimum Wage

The Nigerian Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress have threatened to strike over the lingering issue of a new minimum wage for workers. Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige has said that there was no agreement on the figure to be paid, as negotiations are still ongoing. Labour unions are demanding U.S.$180, while private employers and some state governors propose U.S.$69.

  • Nigeria:   Fresh Trouble for Minimum Wage

    Guardian, 16 October 2018

    When the organised labour suspended its strike action over declaration of negotiation of minimum wage on Sunday, 30th September 2018, it was believed that a new minimum wage would… Read more »

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