The plague of unemployment
Unemployment is one of the major issues affecting Nigeria’s economy and its society. The rate of unemployment has increased during the last few years due to the fallout from the economic challenges.
McDonald to implement global initiative on decent jobs for youths
The commitment to reduce barriers to decent employment for the youth has gotten a major boost as McDonald has joined 43 partners who have pledged to reduce barriers to decent employment for youth while boosting access to decent work around the globe. McDonald’s Corporation is the latest company to make a commitment to address the…
67 million domestic workers suffer harassment, coercion globally, says ILO
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said that 67 million domestic workers who provide essential care for homes and families suffer violence and harassment, exploitation, coercion, verbal and sexual assaults and sometimes death.
ILO decries low participation of women in labour market
Latest figure from International Labour Organisation (ILO) indicates that despite notable progress over the past 20 years, there are still persistent inequalities between women and men on access to the labour market, unemployment and conditions at work.
BRICS commitment to social dialogue excites ILO
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has lauded the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) to promote social dialogue between governments and social partners.
How to avoid ILO sanction over Kaduna, Kogi States’ labour crises, by Agary, Iloh
The Federal Government must adopt an industrial resolution mechanism to resolve the labour crises in Kaduna and Kogi states to escape the looming sanction from the International Labour Organisation (ILO), labour experts have said. Reacting to the dragging of Nigeria to the ILO Committee on Application of Standards for flouting ILO conventions 86 and 97…
How to avoid ILO sanction over Kaduna, Kogi labour crises, by Agary, Iloh
The Federal Government must adopt an industrial resolution mechanism to resolve the labour crises in Kaduna and Kogi states to escape the looming sanction from the International Labour Organisation (ILO), labour experts have said.
Why ILO may sanction Nigeria, by NLC
There are indications that the International Labour Organisation (ILO) might sanction Nigeria over industrial infractions by Kaduna and Kogi states.The Deputy President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Peters Adeyemi, who stated this in an exclusive interview with The Guardian in Abuja
ILO stakes fresh initiatives to tackle global labour issues
The dynamism that operates in the workplace that often necessitates renegotiation amongst the contending forces was at the centre of the recently concluded International Labour Conference.
Deputy governor lauds summit, canvasses workplace safety
The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Idiat Oluranti Adebule, has lauded the organizers of the Safety Summit Lagos 2018, stating that the forum was a necessary and strategic...
Tackling unending plight of child labourers
There is no respite for children in Nigeria despite the passage of the Child Rights Act, which seeks to guarantee their basic rights. Indeed, about 70 per cent of Nigerian children are engaged in street hawking, 23 per cent in domestic work and 15 per cent in street begging, among other jobs....