Nigeria’s Labour Law Sets for Review, Says Minister

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The Nigerian government has commenced the review of the National Labour Law to ensure best practice in labour administration and decent work in line with international labour standards.

The director of press in the ministry, Charles Akpan, issued a statement, quoting the minister on Monday as saying that the review would end sexual harassment in the work place, labour migration and child labour, and promote gender equality, occupational safety and health.

The statement indicated that the minister said this during a three-day retreat in Lagos.

“The bills to be developed for enactment will promote right of work, encourage development opportunities for women and men in conditions of freedom, equity, security of human dignity and enhanced social protection for Nigerian workers,” the statement said.

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