International Labour Organisation
Chemical workers seek govt’s intervention, demand compensation for dead colleague
Workers with Nycil Chemical Company, located in Ota, Ogun State, have called on the government to urgently intervene, as the management of the firm is threatening to sack on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. They equally demanded that their colleague who died on active service during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown be duly compensated, alleging that…
Group seeks ratification of ILO convention 190 to end workplace violence
The Nigerian Chapter of the International Lawyers Assisting Workers Network (ILAW) yesterday charged the Federal Government to ratify the International Labour Organisation...
150,000 seafarers sign virtual global petition on crew stagnation
There is an ongoing global petition aiming to draw the attention of the general public to the problems of over 150,000 seafarers that cannot leave or cannot join ship crews
ILO seeks strengthening of social protection systems to combat COVID-19
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has urged governments, social partners and other stakeholders to see the COVID-19 crisis as a wake-up call to strengthen
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
ILO engages Nigeria on strengthening labour migration governance
The International Labour Organisation (ILO), is engaging relevant government agencies in Nigeria, with the mandate to strengthen labour migration governance through policies, laws and certification programmes.
‘ILO new portal provides standards for better measurement of issues’
The new International Labour Organisation (ILO) statistics portal, ILOSTAT, will provide standards for better measurement of labour issues and improved global comparability.
Unending calls for investment in care for economic development
There is nothing more comforting for workers than to know that their children and elderly relatives are being properly cared for.