Labour urges FG to expedite action on new minimum wage
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Federal Government to ensure that implementation of the new national minimum wage does not exceed September. The call came as members of the organised private sector in the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) agreed to pay the new national minimum wage once it is passed into law.…
Fresh push against casualisation in workplace
Where there is acute shortage of jobs for those seeking them, the temptation to exploit the system is high.
Labour flays FG, seeks action on massacres
Organised labour unions have flayed the Federal Government over its seeming failure to address the carnage in the country. They therefore asked the President Muhammadu Buhari...
Amnesty indicts government for killings
Amnesty International (AI) has blamed the wanton killings across the country on the failure by the Federal Government to “hold murderers to account.” By so doing, “Nigerian...
NLC takes Nigeria to ILO over alleged proscription plan
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has taken the Federal Government to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) over provisions in the proposed labour law that seek...
Fresh hope for new minimum wage emerges
Employers have expressed their readiness to pay the minimum wage whenever it becomes law.The national umbrella body of the employers stated this on the sideline of the on-going 107 International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland.
Hope for new minimum wage in third quarter dims
The optimism that greeted the inauguration of the tripartite committee is gradually fading, as early signs that a new minimum wage will come into effect in the third quarter of this year disappeared. Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, who earlier raised the hope of a new minimum wage law was the same…
NLC flays Ngige over minimum wage take - off date
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has berated the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, over non-feasibility of commencement of new minimum wage in the third quarter of this year.
Minimum wage: Civil servants express concern over change in September deadline
Civil servants across Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have expressed concern over sudden change in September deadline for the implementation of new minimum wage given by the Federal Government.
NLC saddened by 19 years of meagre reward for workers
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is unhappy 19 years of democratic rule has yielded little for Nigerian workers.In his message to mark the Day in Abuja, yesterday, NLC President Ayuba Wabba said: “There is no doubt that the mention of ‘people’ thrice in the definition of democracy is not a coincidence.