Minimum Wage Latest News
A human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Femi Falana has said that the new national minimum wage of N30,000 is not a living minimum wage for workers.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, June 27, reiterated his commitment to the implementation of the new national minimum wage saying this would commence very soon.
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has declared that any state governor who is unwilling to pay the new minimum wage should be ready for battle.
Payment of the new N30,000 minimum wage may be delayed as an agreement has not yet been reached by the committee set up to negotiate a new template in the adjustment in salaries of civil servants earning above the new wage.
The federal government has given a newly inaugurated committee not more than four weeks to negotiate the adjustment of salaries of workers to reflect the new national minimum wage signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Cross River state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Benedict Ukpepi, has urged workers in the state to have faith that Governor Ben Ayade would implement the N30, 000 minimum wage.