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Decent Work Day: ASSBIFI calls for job security

Decent Work Day: ASSBIFI calls for job security

The President, Association of Senior Staff of Bank, Insurance and Financial Institutions (ASSBIFI), Comrade Oyinkan Olasanoye, has reiterated the association’s commitment to fighting for the right of workers to ensure a conducive work environment and respect for core labour standards. Olasanoye, who made the call while presenting her speech during the 2018 World Decent DayRead More …

Union: precarious work erodes basic workers’ rights

Union: precarious work erodes basic workers’ rights

The Industrial Global Union Federation (IGUF) Nigeria National Council, the world umbrella body of labour union, has lamented the precarious work as companies are replacing full- time workforce with temporary, casual, outsourced and contract workers at a frightening rate. The National President, Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, an arm of IGUF,Read More …

ASSBIFI hails CBN on Skye Bank

The Association of Senior Staff of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions (ASSBIFI) has hailed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for revoking Skye Bank’s licence. The union said the N786 billion injected into the bank,  which has been renamed Polaris Bank, was a bold move at ensuring soundness and efficiency of the banking sector. It addedRead More …

Non-academic staff seek unification of labour centres

Non-academic staff seek unification of labour centres

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities and Associated Institutions (NASU) has urged the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to lead the process of making organised labour one indivisible entity. NASU President Chris Ani, who spoke in Abuja at the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the union, argued that a strong and virile unified labour centreRead More …

NLC: workers’ welfare should be priority

NLC: workers’ welfare should be priority

The Bayelsa State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Federal and state governments to make workers’welfare top priority in their efforts to promote good governance across the country. Speaking with reporters in Yenagoa, the state capital, NLC Chairman, Mr. John Ndiomu, reiterated the importance of workers to nation building. Ndiomu,Read More …

NUBIFIE’s crisis resolved, new leadership emerges

FG, address these security challenges

NATIONAL Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees, NUBIFIE, has announced an end to the internal crisis rocking the union since September 2017 delegates conferen-ce, with the emergence of a new leadership, headed by Anthony Abakpa from Polaris Bank, to run its affairs for the next four years.
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