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FG set to make salary review announcements next year

The Nigerian Government mentioned it will disclose its place on the salary review dialogue from 2023.

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, said this on Tuesday throughout a press briefing with State House correspondents in Abuja.

He famous that the Presidential Committee on Salaries is working hand-in-hand with the National Salaries Incomes and Wages Commission.

Working on a review: Ngige famous that the Presidential Committee on Salaries is reviewing the present salary scale, as it is mandated by the Act establishing them to repair salaries and wages.

  • “Yes, I am saying that the Presidential Committee on Salaries is working hand-in-hand with the National Salaries Incomes and Wages Commission. The fee is mandated by the Act establishing them to repair salaries, wages, and emoluments in not solely the public service.
  • “If you want their assistance and you are in the private sector, they will also assist you. They have what is called the template for remuneration, for compensation. As we enter the new year government will make some pronouncements in that direction.”

Discussions ongoing: The Minister added different MDAs are concerned in discussions together with the Finance Ministry, he mentioned:

  • ”So, if you work, you get compensated, if you don’t work, you will not be compensated. So, they have the matrix to do the analysis. They are working with the Presidential Committee on Salaries chaired by the finance ministry and I am the co-chair to look at the calls for of the staff. Outside this, I mentioned discussions on that analysis are ongoing.”

Year of the industrial dispute: He topped the year 2022 as the year of industrial dispute, citing the ASUU and Health employee strikes. Ngige described 2022 as a year of “industrial dispute”.

  • “It’s a year we can name a year of industrial dispute beginning from the February’s Academic Staff Union of the Universities (ASUU) strike which was joined by different sister unions in the college system and even the individuals in the analysis institutes.
  • “And thereafter, threats from varied unions together with the medical medical doctors affiliation and its youth wing, the National Association of Resident Doctors, JOHESU which is additionally the Joint Health Sector Union all had been asking for a wage improve.

He famous that asking for wage will increase can additionally be comprehensible as a result of of what inflation had achieved in the economic system and the attendant price of residing for individuals who have to be staff in the public sector.

What you ought to know: Nairametrics reported in September that FG revealed it will regulate the minimal wage of Nigerian staff, disclosed by the Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige

He cited that the 2019 National Minimum Wage Act has a clause which supplies the FG the proper to review.

The minister additionally famous that the worth of the current N30,000 nationwide minimal wage had depreciated.

  • “Yes the inflation has elevated worldwide and it is not confined to Nigeria, that is why in many jurisdictions, it is an adjustment of wages proper now.
  • “We as the Nigerian authorities shall regulate in confirmative with what is occurring in wages.
  • “More importantly, the 2019 National Minimum Wage Act, right now has a clause for the review, which we started then, I do not know whether it is due next year or 2024.”

 

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