The Labour Act (Amd.) Bill

The Labour Act (Amendment) Bill, 2016 (HB. 434) and Labour Act (Amendment) Bill, 2016 (HB 339) went through second reading at the House of Representatives. The bills were subsequently referred to the House Committee on Labour, Employment and Productivity for further legislative work.

These bills seek to amend the Labour Act, 2004 to make provisions for the compulsory registration of all foreign employers of labour in Nigeria and to strengthen and review the fines and punishment stipulated for offences under the Act.