Tripartite Committee Moves to Ensure Public Participation in Minimum Wage Review

Towards consulting widely and ensuring stakeholders participation in the review of the National Minimum wage, the Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage is scheduled to conduct public hearing in the Six Geopolitical Zones of the country as well as the cities of Abuja and Lagos.

The public hearing which commences on the 26th to 27th April 2018 will take place in Enugu, Port-Harcourt, Ibadan, Gombe, Kaduna, Lokoja, Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory. Interested members of the public who wish to present memorandum are advised to bring copies to the various venues of the public hearing.

It will be recalled that subsequent to the demand of the Labour Unions for the review of the National Minimum Wage, President Muhammadu Buhari, inaugurated a tripartite committee to review the National Minimum Wage.

The committee which has Ms Amal Pepple as the Chairman, and Sen. Chris Ngige, Hon. Minister of Labour and Employment as the Deputy Chairman comprises of members drawn from the Federal and State Government, the organized labour and Private sectors Employers Association.

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