Organised Labour has told the Salary, Income and Wages Commission that the release of the circular and implementation table of the new national minimum wage should not exceed this week.
This came as Labour called on the 9th National Assembly and well-meaning Nigerians to prevail on governors to pay workers their salaries and pension to pensioners as and when due to avoid industrial unrest.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, April 18th, assented to the Bill transmitted to him by the National Assembly on March 27th, bringing to end the battle for a new national minimum wage that started in 2017 after Buhari inaugurated a tripartite committee sequel to the Organised Labour’s agitation that the 18 thousand naira minimum wage, with five years lifespan, had elapsed since 2015.
President of one of the public sector unions, Benjamin Anthony, called on the relevant authorities to do the needful and issue the necessary circular and table of implementation to Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, of the Federal Government for immediate action.