May 25, 2018

NLC, TUC submit new petition to raise minimum wage above N56,000 (PremiumTimes)

NLC, TUC submit new petition to raise minimum wage above N56,000 (PremiumTimes)

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, have submitted a new request for an increase of the national minimum wage above N56,000 per month to the tripartite committee on minimum wage.

This was disclosed at the 11th Quadrennial Delegates Conference of the Nigeria Civil Service Union by the acting NLC chairman, Kiri Mohammed, on Thursday in Abuja.

The current national minimum wage is N18,000 per month.

Mr. Mohammed said the demand for its upward review was as a result of inflation and other economic realities in the country. Read more

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