Monday, May 20, 2024

May Day: We will implement new minimum wage without delay – Gov Namadi

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The Jigawa State Governor, Malam Umar Namadi has assured the state staff of his administration’s plan to implement the brand new minimal wage as quickly because the Federal Authorities indicators it into regulation.

Represented by his Deputy, Aminu Usman on the occasion to mark the Staff Day, the governor congratulated the employees for the day.

He stated, “the current administration beneath the management of Governor Umar Namadi, accords better precedence to the welfare of staff and is totally conscious of the current hardship the employees are experiencing as a result of increased value of dwelling”

“This administration will stay dedicated to offering incentives and palliative measures to cushion the impact of financial challenges”

He assured of the state authorities’s dedication to make sure immediate cost of salaries and pensions as and when due.

“I’d additionally like to make use of this medium to guarantee you that we’re patiently ready for the Federal Authorities to signal the brand new minimal wage into regulation, we’re able to convey fruitful negotiation with NLC to reach at an inexpensive and sustainable new wage and wages construction with none delay”

Earlier the NLC Chairman, Comrade Sanusi Alhassan recommended the current administration and referred to as for the huge recruitment, coaching and retraining of the present workforce in addition to the assessment of the obligation allowance to mirror present financial realities.

“We equally wish to request the state authorities to implement the upward assessment of the CONHESS and CONPCASS wage construction with 25% and 35% respectively” the NLC chairman urged.

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