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Breaking: House Of Reps Directs Buhari To  Increase Minimum Wage

Breaking: House Of Reps Directs Buhari To Increase Minimum Wage

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The House of Representatives has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Minister of Labour and Employment to commence the process of negotiating an upward review of the current minimum wage. This followed the unanimous adoption of a motion moved by Rep. Peter Akpatason (Edo-APC), during plenary on Thursday. “The Minimum Wage Act of 2011 set the lowest payable salary at N18,000, but the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), the National Employers Consultative Association (NECA) and the Federal Government have agreed to set up a joint review team to study and recommend an appropriate rate. “Labour unions have submitted names of their nominees and have made several requests for commencement of the review process, but government is yet to respond positively to the requests,” he said
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