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Employees Compensation Under Nigerian Labour Law

Employees Compensation Under Nigerian Labour Law

Author: Professor Offornze D. Amucheazi (san)


Date Published: Friday, 20-August-2021 4:51:58 PM

Compensation for workplace injuries is presently a sacrosanct and fundamental part of international labour law jurisprudence and is indispensable for effective industrial relations. Such compensation for injured workmen is independent of any alternative claim(s) the workman may have against the employer or a third party where the injury was as a result of the employer’s default in complying with statutory or common law obligations or the negligent or deliberate unlawful conduct of a third party.