Tag: labour unions

Nigeria extends suspension of new electricity tariff by one week

The Nigerian government and labour unions have agreed to extend the suspension of the new service-based electricity tariffs by one week.

Nigeria discusses 5 bills that seek to improve employee welfare

Nigeria’s Ministry of Labour discussed five bills that could impact workers welfare. This was after a 3-day retreat with labour unions and employers to review Nigeria’s labour laws. Joining CNBC Africa to share the outcome of the retreat is Thompson Akpabio, Deputy Director for Legal, Regulatory & Taxation at the Nigerian Employers’ Consultative Association.

Minimum wage talks continue between labour unions & Nigerian govt

Talks between the Nigerian government and the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council on a new minimum wage will resume today. The meeting which began on Tuesday saw the labour unions suspended a nationwide industrial action that was supposed to commence today. Issa Aremu, Member of the National Executive Council of the Nigerian Labour Congress joins CNBC Africa for more.

What to expect from SA’s labour market in 2019

The year 2019 has started off on some shaky ground with a lot of economic uncertainty across various sectors including the labour market; and it also saw the introduction of the minimum wage which has companies and labour unions in constant debate on affordability and fairness of the set amount as gazetted into law by the government. To unpack some of these matters as we kick off the new year CNBC Africa is joined by Tony Healy of Tony Healy & Associates Labour Consultants.

Tackling Nigeria’s unemployment crisis

Nigeria's labour unions are set to embark on a nationwide strike from tomorrow, but beyond the minimum wage issues, a larger unemployment challenge continues to linger. Mary Dinah, Chief Executive Officer at JobLink Recruitment Services, joins CNBC Africa to put this in perspective.

Nigeria’s labour unions to down tools over minimum wage

Labour Unions in Nigeria have called for an indefinite warning strike starting from Thursday, as they seek the implementation of a new minimum wage for workers. Peter Ozo-Eson, the General Secretary of the NLC joins CNBC Africa from Abuja to discuss the details.

Nigeria labour unions call for strike over minimum wage

Labour Unions in Nigeria have declared a warning strike starting from Thursday the 27th of September, as the ultimatum given to the federal government to implement the new minimum wage expires. Isa Aremu, National Executive Council Member of the Nigeria Labour Congress joins CNBC Africa from Abuja to discuss this development.

What should be Nigeria’s minimum wage?

The Federal Government of Nigeria has giving the Nigerian Labour till the end of this month to present a figure to be adopted as the country’s minimum wage. So what should the NLC consider in coming up with a figure. Jimi Tewe, Chief Executive Officer of The Jimi Tewe Company joins CNBC Africa to discuss this.
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