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Compliance to the Nigerian labour law by foreign manufacturing companies operating in Nigeria.  


abamntami
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Most foreign companies in Nigeria perform poorly in terms of compliance with the Nigerian labour law except a few of them. I won't blame them for this because the government watchdogs expected to enforce these laws are either being bribed to look the other way or some of the employees who should have reported the issues also tend to look the other way also. one of such is a recent occurrence of a company in Nigeria that employs and underage worker, only for him to be electrocuted in the company's premises leading to a whole lot of litigations.

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aigbe
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You are quite correct but some companies are not just meant to be in Nigeria, some of them take advantage of bad governance and lack of a job to do a lot of harm if I may put it this way. I know of a Lebanese company that even if you lose a limb when performing your duty in their company as an employee, you will only be laid off without compensation and another person will be asked to take your place. If we look at the case of the underage that was employed only for him to be electrocuted, if not because of poverty that guy won't be there in the first place, he would be preparing for exams so that he can further his education.

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amira
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Some of the people are breadwinners of their family even though they are still underage, may God help us in this Country, Man must eat o

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