EFFECT OF COVID-19 ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC WELL-BEING AND EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS IN NIGERIA.Author: IKOTUN, AANUOLUWA SEUN Category: Volume 2 Number 1 Download
The study examined the effect of COVID-19 on socio-economic well-being and employment relations in Nigerian industrial sector. The study employed cross-sectional survey research design. Respondents were randomly selected in managerial and Human Resources Departments
from industrial sectors in Ibadan. Data was analysed and interpreted using simple statistical methods analysis. The study revealed that COVID-19 pandemic had significant effect on socio-economic well-being and employment relations in Nigeria. The study concluded that the advent of COVID-19 has brought new managerial insight into employment relations. The study hereby recommends that the Nigeria government should institutionalize social work practice in Nigeria and give the profession a place in the main stream of the economy. The government should pay more attention to the Nigerian health sector in terms of funding, equipping hospitals, and training of medical staff. Government reform is necessary to be rid of corrupt politicians who embezzle funds meant for the health sector renewed and refined managerial practices to employment relations in the banking sector.