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’Labour won’t accept retrenchment over new minimum wage’

’Labour won’t accept retrenchment over new minimum wage’

Last week’s election of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)  during its 12th Quadrennial Delegates Conference would go into the annals of the congress as the best organised since its constitution in 1978. Workers could still recall the ugly incident that characterised the same election four years ago at the labour house. One lesson from the […] …

Union urges members to vote out anti-workers governors, politicians

Union urges members to vote out anti-workers governors, politicians

The Nigeria Civil Service Union (NCSU) has asked its members not to vote for governors and other candidates who are anti-labour and anti-people in the general elections. The Union affirmed Comrade Lawrence Amaechi as its president and dissolved the caretaker committee. Rising from its Special National Delegates Conference, the union called on its members and […] …

Union praises Fed Govt for tackling influx of ‘expatriates’

Union praises Fed Govt for tackling influx of ‘expatriates’

The National Union of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE) has commended the Federal Government for addressing the influx of expatriates. Speaking with The Nation, the union’s President, Comrade Lateef  Oyelekan said prior to the election of President Muhammadu Buhari, the country was bedeviled with influx of foreigners, who disguised as expatriates to corner the […] …

ILO tasks Nigeria, others on universal social protection

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has called on Nigeria and other member countries to develop their national social protection systems, which comprise basic, lifelong social security guarantees for all for health care and income security. A call of action to this effect was issued by members of the Global Partnership for Universal Social Protection the […]
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NLC conference: Wabba re-election brings new hope

The re-election of Comrade Ayuba Wabba as the President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) amidst peaceful atmosphere without rancour has brought renewed hope to Nigerian workers of all grades. Following the 12th Quadrennial National Delegates’ Conference held at the International Conference Centers, Abuja, Comrade Wabba, who was also recently elected as the President of the […]
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FG withdraws AAEUN certificate as trade union

The Federal Government has withdrew the certificate of registration issued to Agricultural and Allied Employees Union of Nigeria (AAEUN), as a registered trade union operating in the country. This is in compliance with a court order APP.NO.CA/L/92/10 Suit No. FHC/L/CS/311/2009, in respect of the issuance of a new certificate in the name of Agricultural and […]
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Falana to workers: fight governors who resist N30,000 minimum wage

Falana to workers: fight governors who resist N30,000 minimum wage

Human rights activist Femi Falana (SAN)  has called on the organised labour to “fight” any governor who is unwilling to pay the N30,000 minimum wage. Speaking at the 12th Quadrennial National Delegates Conference of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Abuja, Falana said the first part of the new minimum wage battle had been won; […] …

NECA decries late passage of budgets

NECA decries late passage of budgets

THE Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has decried the delays in the passage of budgets. At a briefing in Lagos, its  Director-General, Mr. Timothy Olawale, described as disheartening the delays, noting that they were worrisome and had become major sources of concern to the private sector. Olawale said the importance of quick passage of budget […] …

NLC returns Wabba as president

.Says next battle for implementation of new minimum wage next level
By Victor Ahiuma-Young and  Johnbosco Agbakwuru
THE 12th Quadrennial National Delegates Conference of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), yesterday returned its President, Ayuba Wabba, unopposed to lead NLC for the next four years.
Wabba will head a 16-member National Administrative Council (NAC), of NLC, who were equally elected unopposed to administer the affairs of NLC for the next four years.
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