ILO child labour convention achieves universal ratification
All the 187 member states of the International Labour Organization (ILO), have ratified the ILO Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182).
ILO records universal ratification on Child Labour Convention
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) says all its 187 member States, have ratified the ILO Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182).
Global summit debates better post-COVID-19 work environment
To ensure a better world environment post-COVID-19 pandemic, global leaders have suggested ways to tackle the vulnerabilities associated with the outbreak. The leaders, which comprise Heads of State and Government, and prominent global employers’ and trade union leaders, identified some of the vulnerabilities as lack of social protection, the informal economy, inequality, and climate…
COVID-19 forces NLC, TUC to go online with May Day celebrations
The 2020 edition of the May Day celebration will come as the most uneventful in a long while. Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President Ayuba Wabba and his Trade Union Congress (TUC) counterpart, Quadri Olaleye, will deliver their addresses through zoom today.
‘195m jobs at risk globally without policy measures’
The ravaging COVID-19 epidemic may wipe out about 195 million full time jobs or 6.7 per cent of working hours globally in the second quarter of 2020, a new report by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said.
ILO seeks protection of seafarers amid COVID-19 crisis
The need to treat seafarers with “dignity and respect” during COVID-19 crisis has been emphasized by the International Labour Organisation (ILO).The ILO urged that the seafarers should be treated as ‘key workers’, and be exempted from travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Workers may lose $3.4 trillion income to COVID-19, says ILO
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has disclosed that about 25 million people would become unemployed, while over $3.4 trillion income would be lost to the novel coronavirus globally.
Buhari’s daughter in isolation as Nigeria’s coronavirus cases rise
The Federal Government and organisations intensified efforts yesterday to check the spread of the coronavirus. At the nation’s seat of power, the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari ordered the immediate shutdown of her office for two weeks and directed the staff of her office
UN says coronavirus pandemic could leave up to 24.7m unemployed
The coronavirus pandemic could cost up to 24.7 million jobs around the world if governments fail to come up with a coordinated policy response to the economic fallout of the health crisis
Nigeria seeks collaboration with U.S. to tackle child labour
The Federal Government has solicited technical assistance from the United States (U.S.), in its bid to eliminate the menace of child labour in Nigeria.Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, made the call in Abuja, when he received in audience, the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard.