Labour plans international protest against debtor governors
The fear of insecure future when workers retire is a major factor driving corruption in Nigeria, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said. President of NLC, Ayuba Wabba...
ITUC elects Wabba president, Burrow returns as scribe
International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), has elected the President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, as its president. ITUC also re-elected Sharan Burrow as its General Secretary, at its just-concluded fourth World Congress that took place in Copenhagen, Denmark
As Nigeria struggles with N30,000, South Africa increases minimum wage to N126,480
The news is coming at a time Nigerian workers are uncertain their struggle for a N30, 000 minimum wage would yield result.
Collectivism and higher principles
We must give it to the labour of our heroes past and that workers have been moved out of the Ricardian world and given recognition and dignity. What would have been the state of affairs for workers today but for doggedness of legendary Michael Imoudu...
NLC wants conflict resolution mechanism to tackle killings
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the Federal Government to set up conflict resolution mechanisms to resolve frequent clashes of conflicting interests. Speaking at a roundtable discussion on understanding and resolving the herders-farmers’ violent conflicts in Nigeria, President of NLC, Ayuba Wabba, who was represented by the Deputy General Secretary, Chris Uyot, said the…
Labour insists, don’t vote for governors who can’t pay minimum wage
The National President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has directed workers to vote out any state governor or his successor, who is not ready to pay the N30,000 minimum wage.
Labour in dilemma over fresh minimum wage strike
The labour movement is worried that Nigerians may turn a cold shoulder to a fresh call for an industrial action demanding the speedy passage of a new minimum wage law.
Labour sets two-week target for minimum wage law
A new national minimum wage law is possible within two weeks if the presidency submits the bill this week to the National Assembly for passage, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) affirmed yesterday...
Relief for Nigerians as Labour suspends strike
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Federal Government yesterday succeeded in averting what could have been a complete lockdown of the economy over the disagreement on minimum wage for workers. The protracted negotiation between the government and the workers’ representatives saved the day, leading to the suspension of a nationwide strike that would have…