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Niger - Minimum Wages - 2011


LAST UPDATE

01 March 2011.
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SOURCES


Name of Act

Decree n. 2006-058, 08 March 2006, fixing the interprofessional minimum wage.

Name of Act

Decree n. 2006-059/PRN/MFP/T, 08 March 2006, fixing the minimum wage for the professional categories regulated by the interprofessional collective agreement.

Name of Act

Labour Code, 19 June 1996 (Ordonnance n. 96-039 du 29 Juin 1996 portant Code du Travail).

LEGAL DEFINITIONS


Employee/worker

An employee or worker is anyone, regardless of sex or nationality, who engages in a professional activity in return for remuneration under the direction and authority of a corporate or individual entity either public or private.
Labour Code, 19 June 1996 (Ordonnance n. 96-039 du 29 Juin 1996 portant Code du Travail) §2

Wage

Wage or remuneration is the base salary or minimum salary and all other advantages paid directly or indirectly en specie or in kind by the employer to the worker for the work of the latter.

MINIMUM WAGE FIXING


Procedure

Decrees taken after the notice of the Consultative Comission of Work will fix the interprofessional minimum wage and, in the lack of collective agreements or when it is not mentioned in it, the minimum wage for each professional category as well as the overtime limits, night work limits, holidays and also eventually seniority and attendance bonuses.
Labour Code, 19 June 1996 (Ordonnance n. 96-039 du 29 Juin 1996 portant Code du Travail) §153

Government decides after consultation of the social partners

Decrees taken after the notice of the Consultative Comission of Work will fix the interprofessional minimum wage and, in the lack of collective agreements or when it is not mentioned in it, the minimum wage for each professional category as well as the overtime limits, night work limits, holidays and also eventually seniority and attendance bonuses.
Labour Code, 19 June 1996 (Ordonnance n. 96-039 du 29 Juin 1996 portant Code du Travail) §153

Coverage

The minimum wage (SMIG) fixed over the whole territory of the Republic of Niger on a single ammount of 28.347 francs monthly.
Decree n. 2006-058, 08 March 2006, fixing the interprofessional minimum wage §1

Scope

The minimum wage (SMIG) fixed over the whole territory of the Republic of Niger on a single ammount of 28.347 francs monthly.
Decree n. 2006-058, 08 March 2006, fixing the interprofessional minimum wage §1

Specific minimum wage rates

Decree 2006/059/PRN/MFP/T, 08 March 2006, establishes in its first article different minimum wages for different profession (and also its raises following the grading of categories). However, the minimum wage is never below the wage floor determined by the Decree 2006-058/PRN/MFP/T, that is, 28.347 Francs per month.
Decree n. 2006-059/PRN/MFP/T, 08 March 2006, fixing the minimum wage for the professional categories regulated by the interprofessional collective agreement §1

» Minimum wage levels for specific categories of workers

Yes. See art. 1 Decree 2006-059. However, never below the minimum wage floor established by the Decree 2006/058.
Decree n. 2006-059/PRN/MFP/T, 08 March 2006, fixing the minimum wage for the professional categories regulated by the interprofessional collective agreement §1

» Domestic Workers

Domestic Workers minimum wage is the same as that defined as the wage floor, that is 28.347 francs.
Decree n. 2006-059/PRN/MFP/T, 08 March 2006, fixing the minimum wage for the professional categories regulated by the interprofessional collective agreement §1

Level

The minimum wage (SMIG) fixed over the whole territory of the Republic of Niger on a single ammount of 28.347 francs monthly.
Decree n. 2006-058, 08 March 2006, fixing the interprofessional minimum wage §1

Last minimum wage update

Informations obtained in 23 February 2011. The ammounts mentioned refer to the last importance defined in 08 March 2006.
Decree n. 2006-058, 08 March 2006, fixing the interprofessional minimum wage §1

In-kind allowances

Payment in kind is, according to art. 158, par. 3, Labour Code, not allowed. However, in the case of the situation ilustrated by the art. 151, from the Labour code, it is possible to have part of the wage paid in kind.
"Wage must be paid in the current legal currency of the country, regardless of all contrary provisions" par.3: "The payment of the whole or part of the wage in kind is forbidenn, except in the case forseen by art. 151, pars. 1 and 2."
Labour Code, 19 June 1996 (Ordonnance n. 96-039 du 29 Juin 1996 portant Code du Travail) §158, par.3 and §151, pars.1 and 2.

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