Ikeja residents groan over power outage, union suspends picketing
Residents of Ikeja area of Lagos State have urged the unions in the electricity sector to intervene in the incessant power failure that is afflicting the area.The union of electricity workers under the auspices of Nigeria Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) had on Wednesday last week ...
Labour bashes goverment, seeks end to killings
President of United Labour Congress (ULC), Joe Ajaero, has said any government that fails to protect its citizens’ lives and property has failed.Ajaero, at the weekend, called on government to demonstrate that the lives of Nigerian masses matter to it, by arresting some of the self-confessed killers.....
ULC seeks timely completion of Ajaokuta steel company for employment
The United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC) has urged the Federal Government to complete the Ajaokuta Steel Company on time to enhance jobs creation and economic development in the country.
Union threatens showdown over sack of electricity workers
Electricity consumers under the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) may be in for terrible times as the National Union of Electricity Employees...
Workers lament poor wages, lack of entitlements
Joe Ajaero, noted that May Day has become synonymous with the history of struggles by wage earners in the capitalist economy, who are controlled by the owners of capital and means of production.
Labour to protest planned removal of minimum wage from exclusive list
Organised labour at the weekend said it would mobilise workers to protest moves to remove minimum wage from the exclusive to concurrent legislative list.
Labour moves against Enugu DISCO, pickets offices
Led by the president, United Labour Congress, Comrade Joe Ajaero, the workers said the decision to occupy the company headquarters and other outlets in the zone followed the alleged refusal of...
Many failures of Labour movement in 2016
In its message to workers, the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba stressed that the Buhari administration has not shown the capacity to take Nigeria’s economy out of the woods in 2017.