Surmounting workers’ challenges in 2021 through effective labour relations
Notwithstanding the fears posed by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic recession, the needs for social partners to show solidarity to surmount challenges as they affect workers have been emphasised.
‘Many bankers will be declared unproductive in 2021’
The financial sector is the nerve of the country when it comes to economic matters. Whatever affects the economy globally also affects the financial sector.
ASSBIFI, NUPENG call for SDG financing
President of the Association of Senior Staff of Banks, Insurance and other Financial Institutions (ASSBIFI), Oyinkan Olasanoye, has said the financing of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) remains the best framework to achieve resilient development. This call came just as the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) canvassed for decent employment regulations,…
ASSBIFI urges government to reconstitute moribund labour advisory council
The National President, Association of Senior Staff of Banks, Insurance and other Financial Institutions (ASSBIFI), Oyinkan Olasanoye, has urged the government, to, as a matter of urgency, reconstitute the National Labour Advisory Council (NLAC), which has been moribund for over a decade. She said until the NLAC is reconstituted, the government and employers would…
Proposed bank strike: stakeholders call for dialogue to avert plan
Some financial experts and stakeholders have appealed to bank unions’ to dialogue with their employers to forestall the proposed operation shut down of banks by Jan. 2.
Unending calls for investment in care for economic development
There is nothing more comforting for workers than to know that their children and elderly relatives are being properly cared for.
ASSBIFI seeks one year extension for insurance recapitalisation
The Association of Senior Staff of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions (ASSBIFI), has asked the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), for one year extension for implementation on the tier-based solvency capital for underwriters to ensure total compliance among companies.
Labour gives condition for ending strike
The warning strike declared by the organised labour was observed in part across the country yesterday. Labour is demanding N65,000 as a national minimum wage, up from the current N18,000.
Activists condemn banks’ unbridled ‘casualisation’
The reign of casualisation in the banking sector has been described as inimical to the operations of financial institutions.Reacting to the latest figures from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), which showed that more banks opted for increased contract staffing, as opposed to full employment,....