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Nigeria: National Assembly to Increase Minimum Wage

(Jan. 19, 2011) It was reported on January 13, 2011, that Jonathan Goodluck, President of Nigeria, has forwarded a bill to amend the law on the national minimum wage to the National Assembly for floor action (Minimum Wage Bill with NASS-FG, VANGUARD (Jan. 13, 2011), If passed in its current form, the bill would […]

Turkey: New Minimum Wage

(Jan. 3, 2011) Turkey's Minimum Wage Commission announced on December 28, 2010, that the country's new minimum wage as of January 2011 will be TL796.50 (about US$515) a month, making the monthly net after-tax income of minimum wage earners TL629.96 (about US$406). In addition, in the second half of 2011 the gross minimum wage is […]

Ghana: Minimum Wage Increase

(Apr. 2, 2008) On March 5, 2008, Ghana's National Tripartite Committee (NTC) announced that the country's daily minimum wage would rise to GHC2.25 (1 cedi equals US$1), an increase of over 18 percent from the previous GHC1.9. The new wage was implemented effective March 1. The 15-member NTC, founded on October 24, 2007, comprises five […]