ILO child labour convention achieves universal ratification
All the 187 member states of the International Labour Organization (ILO), have ratified the ILO Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182).
Global job losses may get worse over poor support
The world is on the cusp of witnessing monumental income crisis, and massive job losses not seen in decades amid poor support for government and employer actions.
ITUC lauds release of former Brazilian president from prison
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), has welcomed the release from prison, a labour activists and former President of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, popularly called ‘Lula’.
ITUC reports increased suppression of workers’ right
The annual International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) Global Rights Index (GRI), has highlighted how systematic dismantling of the foundations of workplace democracy, and the violent repression of strikes and protests put peace and stability at risk.
ITUC flays World Bank, IMF push for global deregulation
Amid a downgrade of global growth projections to their lowest levels since the global financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and World Bank are pushing deregulatory structural reform, which might worsen global poverty, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has said.
NLC wants FG to enforce compliance with decent work principle
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the Federal Government to ensure all employers of labour in the country adhere strictly to the principles...
Galvanising global efforts to tackle youth unemployment
The number of unemployed youths has been on a worrying upward swing in the last few years with Africa most affected.
Labour plans international protest against debtor governors
The fear of insecure future when workers retire is a major factor driving corruption in Nigeria, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said. President of NLC, Ayuba Wabba...
ITUC elects Wabba president, Burrow returns as scribe
International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), has elected the President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, as its president. ITUC also re-elected Sharan Burrow as its General Secretary, at its just-concluded fourth World Congress that took place in Copenhagen, Denmark
ITUC flays World Bank report on changes in global work conditions
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…