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13 Jan 2022
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has expressed worry about the proliferation of weapons used for conflicts around the world.
14 Dec 2021
Global organised labour movements under the aegis of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) are mounting pressure on governments around the world to ratify and implement
7 Dec 2021
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Solidarity Centre and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) are taking multidimensional approaches to reduce gender-based violence by ensuring countries ratify the International Labour Organisation’s Convention 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work.
7 Oct 2021
To address the 575 million global jobs gap and to formalise at least half of informal jobs by 2030, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has called on every government to develop jobs plans as the only way to reach the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goal 8.
19 Mar 2020
With some 90,000 people in dozens of countries currently infected by the COVID 19 virus, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) is calling for urgent measures to ensure that workers
19 Oct 2018
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has condemned World Bank’s publication on the ‘World Development Report 2019: The Changing Nature of Work’.  Expressing her disappointment, the ITUC General Secretary Sharan Burrow said the report seeks to deliver a few highly questionable and simplistic policy messages about the need to deregulate business and alleviate it of…
10 Apr 2018
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has launched a new web platform to help protect migrant workers from abusive employment practices.  The web platform provides migrant workers with peer-to-peer reviews about recruitment agencies in their country of origin and destination. The Recruitment Advisor, developed by the ITUC with support from the ILO Fair Recruitment initiative,…
24 Jan 2017
Commenting on the findings of the report, the ITUC General Secretary, Sharan Burrow, said: “The G20 has committed to increase women’s employment, and the results of these two reports show that...
2 Aug 2016
The Nigeria Labour Congress has called for the development of tools that would end corporate greed, which has led to the impoverishment of the working class and slow improvement in the standard of living of citizens.
12 Jul 2016
The sentencing of the President of the Korean Public Service and Transport Workers’ Union (KPTU), Han Sang-gyun, to five years in prison by the South Korea has drawn the ire ...


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The president-elect, Bola Tinubu, has pledged to fulfill the promises he made to Nigerians during the presidential election in February 2023. Tinubu in a statement said that his campaign promises were not mere words but pledges he is committed to. He thanked the citizens for voting for him by giving him the honour of a…
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The 73-year-old grandmother, Iforiti Oloro, who allegedly did the unthinkable in Ondo State by setting her son, Victor, her daughter-in-law, Rachael, and her two grandchildren ablaze eight days ago, is dead. The septuagenarian was said to have given up the ghost while receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Center (FMC), Owo. About a week ago,…
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The Lagos State Government has said that the will of the people prevailed in the last gubernatorial polls in the state, adding that the opposition parties are bad losers. The Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat stated this while fielding questions from journalists on Channels Television programme Sunrise Daily. Hamzat said that out of the 13,345…
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The Labour Party (LP) has reviewed downwards the cost of its nomination and expression of interest forms for governorship elections in Imo, Bayelsa and Kogi States from N25 million to 15 million. The party said it became expedient and instructive for it to do so, in order to lead by example adding that its Presidential…
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Nigerians have reacted to the $1.8 billion earmarked by the National Population Commission (NPC) for this year’s 2023 population and housing census, holding from May 3. NPC Chairman, Nasir Isa Kwarra, had said the need to provide the nation with accurate and reliable demographic data for policy formulation and planning for sustainable development could not…