National Council of State decides on new minimum wage Tuesday

. By Nasir Kura The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday resolved to refer the new N30,000 minimum wage as demanded by the organised labour to the National Council of

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Minimum wage still work in progress – Lai Mohammed

. By Nasir Kura The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Lai Mohammed, has said that the extraordinary meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) extensively discussed the national minimum

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Task before technical committee on new minimum wage

. By Uche Uwaleke As a demonstration of his commitment to an upward review of the national minimum wage, President Muhammadu Buhari recently inaugurated a Technical Advisory Committee on the

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Buhari receives report of Tripartite Committee on Review of National Minimum Wage

…By Ahmed Idris President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday received report of the Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage, and expressed federal government’s commitment to having a new

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Labour calls off planned strike, minimum wage committee to submit report to Buhari Tuesday

…By Ahmed Idris The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have called off the planned nationwide strike over N30,000 national minimum wage. President of the Nigeria

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Minimum wage: Economic management team, governors meet on Monday

By Ahmed Idris Members of the Economic Management Team would on Monday meet with governors of the 36 states of the federation over the new national minimum wage demand by

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AIDS’ impact on labour force costs billions in lost earnings – ILO

By Mohammed Abdullahi In addition to human suffering, HIV and AIDS cause billions of dollars in lost earnings, largely as a result of the deaths of hundreds of thousands of

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ILO: Unemployment, decent work deficits to remain high in 2018

As the global economy recovers but with a growing labour force, global unemployment in 2018 is projected to remain at a similar level to last year’s, says a new report

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40 million in modern slavery, 152 million in child labour around the world – ILO

New research developed jointly by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Walk Free Foundation in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has revealed the true scale of

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ILO to publish report on employment trends for women June 14

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to publish the World Employment and Social Outlook (WESO) – Trends for Women 2017. The new report will be released on Wednesday, 14 June.

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