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Nigeria: Minimum Wage – 25 States Fail Labour’s December 31 Deadline FacebookTwitterWhatsAppFlipboardLinkedInRedditEmailShare

JANUARY 7 2020 No fewer than 25 states of the federation have failed to meet the December 31, 2019, deadline given by organised labour to conclude all negotiations on the consequential adjustment arising from the N30,000 new minimum wage or face industrial unrest. Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, had on December 31, 2019, in its New Year Message, directed its state councils to start preparing for industrial protest against defaulting governors. It said: "We use this medium to implore states that are yet to implement the new national minimum wage, including the states that are yet to begin negotiation with labour on the consequential wage ...