Labour Practices in the Informal Sector of Nigerian Economy: A Critical Analysis

Abstract

The dual labour market hypothesis recognized the existence of informal labour market as part of the Nigerian labour market dichotomy. This is to the extent that informal sector represents an important part of the economy and certainly of the labour market and thus plays a major role in employment creation, production and income generation in Nigeria. Therefore, this paper examines the nature of labour practices within the Nigerian context of the informal sector and the linkages between the formal and the informal sectors with focus on ways of improving labour practices in the informal sector

Keywords: Child Labour, Informal Sector, Integration, Labour Market, Labour Practices, decent work


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