Tag: wage

Minimum wage: Reps proceed on break to mourn colleagues, as NASS workers threaten strike

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has accused the National Assembly of sabotaging the war on terrorism by distracting the Nigerian military through the ongoing investigation into the…

Taraba workers embark on indefinite strike over Minimum Wage

From Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo The Taraba State Joint Public Service Negotiating Council has announced the commencement of an indefinite strike action to compel the state government to implement the N30,000…

Agitations for new wage: FG now to march salary increase with productivity

From Isaac Anumihe, Abuja Following the various agitations for salary increase by the  public sector,  Federal Government yesterday, said that it would now begin to  march increases in salaries  with…

Minimum wage: Abia frowns at NLC’s comment, demands apology

From Okey Sampson, Umuahia Abia Government has frowned at a publication in one of the national dailies where Abia was described as one of the states that defaulted in the…

PGF DG, Lukman alleges distortions in NLC minimum wage debate

Dr Salihu Lukman, Director-General Progressive Governors Forum (PGD), has said there are lots of distortions in the current minimum wage debate being championed by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). He…

Senate, House: we will kill bill on wage negotiation

By Sanni Onogu, Tony Akowe and Nicholas Kalu, Abuja   A bill seeking to re-order minimum wage negotiation will not see the light of day, federal lawmakers have said. They gave…

Workers rally against removal of minimum wage from Exclusive List

By Bisi Olaniyi, Nwanosike Onu, Toba Adedeji, Okungbowa Aiwerie, David Adenuga, Yinka Adeniran,  Ernest Nwokolo, Rosemary Nwisi , Adamu Suleiman, Chris Njoku, Augustine Okezie, Rasaq Ibrahim,  Oyebola Owolabi, Bassey Anthony,…

Minimum Wage Bill: Labour shuts down NASS, state assemblies

By Bimbola Oyesola Workers across the country, yesterday, trooped out en-masse to picket National Assembly in Abuja and other 36 states House of Assemblies over plan to move minimum wage…

Minimum wage removal: Plateau workers protest, say bill is anti-people

Workers under the aegis of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Plateau State on Wednesday took to streets to protest against the bill seeking to…

Labour accuses APC Govs of sponsoring differential wage bill

By Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado-Ekiti The organised labour in Ekiti State has accused All Progressive Congress (APC) governors of sponsoring the bill seeking removal of the national minimum wage from the…

BREAKING: NLC Protests Plans To Amend National Minimum Wage Act, To Picket NASS

Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress, numbering over one thousand, are currently gathered at the Unity Fountain, Abuja from where they intend to proceed to the National Assembly to protest…

Fed Govt rejects House bid for wage negotiation devolve to states

By Frank Ikpefan, Abuja     Labour got a major ally yesterday in the Federal Government on their opposition to the planned re-classification of minimum wage negotiation. It joined the…

◊ Ortom directs implementation of interim agreement on minimum wage

From Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The Benue State Government is to commence the implementation of the interim agreement on the payment of N30,000 minimum wage to civil servants on grade levels…

NLC Accuses Governors Of Inflating Personnel Cost To Frustrate Minimum Wage Payment

The Nigerian Labour Congress has accused State Governors of deliberating inflating personnel costs to make it difficult to implement the minimum wage in their states. The NLC President, Ayuba Wabba…

Minimum Wage: Osun Already Paying – NLC Chair

The Osun State Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has dismissed media report that listed Osun among states in the country that were yet to implement the new national…