GOOD NEWS! FG finally Releases Date When Payment Of New Minimum Wage Will Kick-start

FG finally Releases Date When Payment Of New Minimum Wage Will Kick-start
I figure this an uplifting news to every government workers. While talking at the 40th
Anniversary of Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC) in Abuja on Monday, the Minister of Labor and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, guaranteed the whole Nigerian civil servants that the new national the lowest pay permitted by law will begin, most recent by end of September 2018. 
The minister who was speaking unbehalf of the federal government said it would announce the new minimum wage before the end of the third quarter which is September.

The minister 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.

Memoranda are being received from relevant bodies are persons to enable the determination of a new minimum wage for the nation. By the third quarter of this year, a new minimum wage will be announced for the country.”

According to The Tribune, he appealed to workers for more time and understanding because the government wants to ensure compliance by all state governments.

Ngige said, “Better late than never because some State governors are still owing and cannot pay the current N18,000 minimum wage to workers, that’s why we are ensuring we bring all stakeholders along and announce the new minimum wage at the appropriate time.

“But I can assure you that the third quarter is the maximum time the new minimum wage will be announced.”

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