The Nigerian government has attributed the delay in the implementation of the new minimum wage to the "unrealistic" demands of labour unions. Richard Egbule, chairman of the National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission, said that the demands of the labour unions would make the total wage bill too high.
Labour Seeks Buhari's Intervention Over Minimum Wage
Premium Times, 15 August 2019
Organised labour unions on Thursday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to help resolve the dispute over the N30,000 new minimum wage. Read more »
Labour's Unrealistic Demands Delaying 30,000 Minimum Wage - Govt
Vanguard, 12 August 2019
The Federal Government has attributed delay in the implementation of the "Consequential Adjustment" of the N30, 000 new minimum wage to the unrealistic demands of labour unions. Read more »
Labour Not Responsible for Implementation Delay - Wabba
Daily Trust, 16 August 2019
The President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) comrade Ayuba Wabba has expressed workers concerns over the stalement of the new National Minimum Wage which was signed into law… Read more »
Why We Can't Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage to Corps Members Yet - NYSC
Premium Times, 16 August 2019
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said it cannot pay the N30,000 minimum wage to corps members yet because it is yet to get such directive from the federal government. Read more »
Minimum Wage Talks - Labour Seeks Buhari's Intervention to End Deadlock
This Day, 15 August 2019
The federal government's committee on the negotiating of consequential adjustments for the new minimum wage and the Joint National Public Sector Services Negotiating Council… Read more »
Minimum Wage - Govt Not Sincere, Says Labour
The Organized Labour has accused the Federal Government of not being sincere by alleging that Labour is responsible for the delay in the implementation of the new N30, 000 Minimum… Read more »
Contrived Delay in the Take Off of New Minimum Wage
Leadership, 7 August 2019
More than three months after President Muhammadu Buhari signed the new minimum wage bill into law, workers in the country are yet to begin to benefit from the increment. Read more »
Nigerian Workers Should Be More Aggressive - Oshiomhole
Premium Times, 2 August 2019
The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has called on the organised labour to challenge political leaders to ensure that state resources… Read more »
Save Nigeria From Looming National Strike Over Minimum Wage - Labour
Vanguard, 25 July 2019
Leaders of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and its Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, counterpart, have written to the Secretary to the Government of Federation, SGF, Mr. Boss… Read more »
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate implementation of the U.S.$83 new national wage for federal public service workers currently earning below the minimum wage ... Read more »
Labour unions may embark on a strike because of the government's delay in implementing the minimum wage which was signed into law on April 18, 2019.
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