Posts Tagged ‘Minimum Wage’

N30,000 minimum wage: Uzodinma orders immediate implementation

by Seun Adeuyion February 7, 2020
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has ordered the immediate implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage. In a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary, Oguwuike Nwachukwu, the governor said that the decision to pay the minimum wage was arrived at after a meeting of the labour/government negotiators. According to him, wage will be paid […]

Minimum wage: Niger begs labour to halt planned strike

by Seun Adeuyion February 4, 2020
Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello has appealed to the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress to shelve its planned strike for peace and industrial harmony. The organised labour in the state had on January 14 given a 21-day ultimatum to the state government to implement the new N30, 000 minimum wage. Bello in a […]

Borno govt implements new minimum wage

by Seun Adeuyion January 25, 2020
Borno State Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Friday confirmed that the state workers have mostly received their salaries for January 2020 with a new minimum wage of increase implemented by Governor Babagana Umara Zulum. The Chairman of the NLC, Comrade Bulama Abiso gave the confirmation in a message yesterday personally conveyed to […]

Gov Umahi set to pay new Minimum Wage from January 10

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 3, 2020
Ebonyi Governor David Umahi on Friday directed that civil servants in the state be paid their January salary from January 10. The governor, in a statement, said new minimum wage table agreed upon between the Organised Labour in the state and his administration will be used in the payment. The directive is an improvement on […]

“You can’t pay below N30,000” – NLC to states

by Breaking Timeson December 12, 2019
The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has reiterated that the National Minimum Wage law is binding to all, and that state governors have no right to pay below N30,000. NLC President, Dr Ayuba Wabba, said this at a one-day review meeting on the New National Minimum Wage with state council chairmen. He stressed […]

Arkansas city paying homeless $9.25 an hour to collect trash

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 10, 2019
Arkansas has been paying homeless people $9.25 an hour — two bucks more than the federal minimum wage — to pick up trash around its state capital. And the program in Little Rock, dubbed Bridge to Work, has been so successful since it began in April that the city’s mayor, Frank Scott Jr., is planning […]