Other employment issues

Disciplinary and grievance procedures, internal rules, employment records, transfer of undertakings.

Nigeria :: Whistleblowing

Whistleblowing mechanisms are mandatory in regulated sectors, such as the finance and telecommunications …

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Nigeria :: Background checks

Background checks are permitted in Nigeria …

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Nigeria :: Work records

Employers are obliged to maintain records of all their employees …

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Nigeria :: Rights over employee inventions

Intellectual property rights on employee inventions created during working hours that are directly associated with the employers’ line of work belong to the company …

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Nigeria :: Grievance procedures

The Labour Act does not contain any provisions for the grievance procedures to be followed within companies …

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Nigeria :: Disciplinary procedures

Disciplinary procedures are not regulated by law …

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Nigeria :: Transfer of undertakings

In order for an employee’s employment contract to be transferred to another employer, the worker must provide their free consent and a labour officer also endorse the change …

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