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Kano Begins Implementation Of Minimum Wage




The Kano State Government is set to begin the implementation of the N 30,000 minimum wage from December.

This was agreed on during a meeting between the state government and the Joint Public Service Negotiating Council in Kano.

A document on the agreement states: ”Government has agreed to commence the payment of the new minimum wage effective from December, 2019, while arrears of April -November, 2019, will be settled on instalments.”

“ Having resolved on the above percentage increases , as well as the salary tables of the affected categories, attached herewith , three representatives each from the government and labour sides, as well as two witnesses from each.

“ Herewith in a letter, signed by the Head of Service , the Permanent Secretary , Establishment , as well as the Permanent Secretary , Salary and Wages were all from the government side ; while from the Labour side , were the state chairman , Joint Negotiation Committee , its secretary and the state treasurer.”

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