June 18, 2024
Implement Minimum Wage By May Ending, Labour Tells FG
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Implement Minimum Wage By May Ending, Labour Tells FG

Organised labour has given the Federal Government till May ending to finalise the process of implementing the new national minimum wage for workers.

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Mr Joe Ajaero, made the demand on Wednesday in Abuja during the commemoration of this year’s International Workers Day.

The Labour President also said the process of fixing a new national minimum wage was still ongoing and had witnessed robust engagements.

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He added that labour also demanded that the new Act would have a two-year life span with an agreement for automatic adjustments in wages any time inflation exceeded 7.5 per cent.

The union further demanded that every employer with up to five workers should pay the new minimum wage.

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