This call was made by the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, in his statement, he noted that, the nation’s workers deserve to earn a decent minimum wage for their contributions to wealth creation.
The NLC president spoke yesterday in Abuja during a rally to mark the 2019 Decent Work Day with the theme: Invest in the Care Economy.
Wabba noted that there cannot be decent work without decent wages. He stressed that the national minimum wage is the floor for decent wages.
He said: “There cannot be decent work without decent wages. The national minimum wage is the floor for decent wages. We call on all tiers of government in Nigeria to commence full implementation of the N30,000 national minimum wage.
Wabba noted that the society continued to face huge decent work deficits and widespread poverty. The NLC president demanded that workers be treated with dignity in factories, offices, schools, hospitals and other work spaces.