Good News! FG Announces New Minimum Wage’s Date At Last

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The Nigeria Labour Congress and entire labour workforce has been assured by the federal government that the new national minimum wage will commence, latest by end of September 2018, Nigerian Tribune reports.

CURRENT NEWS gathered that Senator Chris Ngige, the minister of labour and employment, on Monday, February 26, said that the federal government would announce the new minimum wage before the end of the third quarter.

Ngige who was speaking at the 40th Anniversary of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Abuja said: “In furtherance to the determination by the federal government to attain the decent work agenda which involves opportunities for works that are productive and deliver a fair income, security in workplace, and social protection for families; there have been overtime, three minimum wage reviews and currently the tripartite committee on national minimum wage is set to review the current minimum wage.


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