Technology new threat to industrial harmony, says ILO
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said the growing technological advancement poses a fresh threat to its quest of achieving industrial harmony worldwide. ILO Country Director for Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, Dennis Zulu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Abuja that technology was fast replacing workers in most parts of…
ILO nominates Nigeria for titular position
The International Labour Organisation (ILO), has nominated Nigeria for titular position on its governing board to represent West Africa.
Mainstreaming women into developing agenda
Equal rights for women’ is perhaps one phrase that is most misunderstood in many parts of the world. The misunderstanding of this concept transcends peoples, race, religion, gender, creed or level of education. ‘Equal rights, not equality with men’, is how this concept has constantly been explained to those who believed that the promoters of…
ILO, UNICEF decry inadequate social protection for children
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), have decried the lack of access to social protection initiatives by children in most parts of the world.
ILO, NAPTIP to reduce rate of child labour, trafficking in persons
The International Labour Oraganisation (ILO) and National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) are working...
United Nations moves to tackle $62.5b yearly eWaste generation
Seven United Nations (UN) entities have come together, supported by the World Economic Forum (WEF), and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), to call for an overhaul of the current electronics system, with the aim of supporting international efforts to address e-waste challenges. The entities called for a systematic collaboration with major…
Global leaders urge policies to ensure sustainable work opportunities
In putting people first and embracing the future, world leaders have called for coordinated policy responses and international cooperation to ensure that all get the benefits of technological advancement.
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…
Fresh trouble for minimum wage
When the organised labour suspended its strike action over declaration of negotiation of minimum wage on Sunday, 30th September 2018, it was believed that a new minimum wage would soon be announced.
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…