national minimum wage


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national minimum wage

a rate of pay laid down by government which must be paid by employers to their workers. The UK scheme is enforced by the Inland Revenue.
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Kaduna State will implement the new national minimum wage of N30,000 from September 1, 2019.
Prior to the inspections, Nxesi will launch and hand over branded National Minimum Wage Act (NMWA) vehicles to the National Minimum Wage ambassadors.
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said on Tuesday that fixing the national minimum wage is up to Congress.
Reestablishing a national minimum wage based on the actual cost of living in the country is a 'right of workers' that the incoming 18th Congress should prioritize, opposition senatorial aspirants Samira Gutoc and Neri Colmenares asserted Monday.
That number includes people on the National Minimum Wage, and the National Living Wage.
At midnight, the Government's national minimum wage rose from PS7.83 to PS8.21 but it still lags behind the PS9 hourly rate (PS10.55 in London) of the Real Living Wage.
APRIL will see another increase in the National Minimum Wage and Living Wage.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, says a living wage is aptly appropriate for Nigerian workers rather than a national minimum wage because of the country's harsh economic reality.
Tantildeada, Colmenares and Roque say they support national minimum wage !-- -- MANILA, Philippines Ex-House Deputy Speaker Erin Tantildeada, former Rep.

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