With a monthly minimum wage of 30,000 Naira (US$72), the average Nigerian worker is groaning under the weight of the rising cost of living.
Economic distress was the norm for many before the coronavirus outbreak. The pandemic is an opportunity to provide an economically secure future for all.
South African labour unions have shown themselves to be effective in translating the prescripts of the law into benefits for their members. This is particularly true in the public sector.