Utoni Nujoma

Utoni requests ILO aid in employment creation

Utoni requests ILO aid in employment creation

Staff Writer Namibia has requested the International Labour Organisation, ILO for assistance to create jobs. Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations, and Employment Creation, Utoni Nujoma made the call at the 110th ILO conference in Geneva. Nujoma says the assistance by ILO will help Namibia to make a tangible impact in employment creation which may bring hope to the youth. Namibia’s development has been severely constrained by structural unemployment. However, strategies for socio and economic development with some significant progress, including in the areas of education, social protection and infrastructural development have been implemented, but the area of employment creation continues…
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Cost of living, affordability to be considered in setting minimum wage

Cost of living, affordability to be considered in setting minimum wage

Tujoromajo Kasuto Utoni Nujoma, Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation, today received the report from the Wages Commission on a National Minimum Wage, which will only be made public until it has been endorsed by the Cabinet. The minister will scrutinize, study and compare the reports compliance with legal requirements and the viability of its recommendations before making any decision with Cabinet’s approval. Following these processes, if a national minimum wage order is decided on, it will be gazetted. The Commission was appointed on 18th February 2021, with broad Terms of Reference of the Commission to investigate all…
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