On government’s lethargy and labour’s vigour
A kid might claim ignorance of the ongoing ‘tour’ recently embarked upon by the Nigeria’s government and labour as regards minimum wage but if a full-fledged adult displays such an attitude, he may be regarded as an imbecile.
Galvanising policies for youth empowerment
It is often said that while there is an abundance of policies to tackle youth unemployment in Nigeria, the framework to make them produce the desired result is largely lacking. Labour experts believe that there is an urgent need to fashion out appropriate action plan that is aimed at galvanising various opportunities youth can explore…
Labour tasks employers on tenets of decent work
Organised Labour has demanded an immediate end to all forms of employment that offend human dignity, deny workers access to living wage and social protection. They also urged the Federal Ministry of Labour to step up and renew its commitment to further enhance its monitoring duties, ensuring that every employer complies with the provisions of…
Imperative of investment in teaching professionals
Nature and nurture are critical factors in human development. While one influences the other, the ability of individuals to learn and apply such knowledge to needs in the society is imperative.
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.
The freedoms of unionisation: A case study of MTN vs NLC
Nigerian labour unions have always confounded me. As a teenager, it struck me as weird that the Academic Staff Union of Universities...
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…