Nigerian Labour Congress
Ogun commences payment of new minimum wage
Contrary to doubts, insinuations and agitations from different quarters, workers in Ogun State have started rejoicing, upon the alerts of October salary received from their respective banks, with the new minimum wage increase.
Labour and compromise on deregulation, tariff
The shelving of the planned strike action by the Nigerian Labour Congress and other labour unions on the government’s deregulation policy is already stale but the dust it has generated hasn’t settled. The core issues for which the Labour Unions had threatened a strike action are largely twofold – the unwholesome increase in the price…
NLC hails Governor Sule over workers’ welfare
The Nasarawa State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, has applauded Gov. Abdullahi Sule’s administration, for growing the civil service structure and improving workers’ welfare.
Labour, government at dead-end on consequential adjustment
The final decision on the consequential adjustment of the minimum wage has been passed to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Our fears, hopes in new year
As the fireworks rend the air heralding a New Year, many Nigerians are filled with both high hopes and fears for 2019, a defining year for the nation as citizens goes to the polls to elect new sets of leaders across the country next month. A cross-section of Lagosians who spoke to The Guardian yesterday…
Labour urges FG to expedite action on new minimum wage
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Federal Government to ensure that implementation of the new national minimum wage does not exceed September. The call came as members of the organised private sector in the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) agreed to pay the new national minimum wage once it is passed into law.…
NLC should demand for overhaul of security apparatus in Nigeria
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has been enjoined to coalesce with other prominent leaders to seek the re-organisation of the nation's security infrastructure for the safety of all Nigerians. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, made this call at the Government House, Port Harcourt when the NLC president, Ayuba Wabba and other labour leaders visited him…
Labour vows to resist delay of minimum wage negotiations
The labour movement in the country has urged the tripartite committee on the review of minimum wage to swing into action immediately.
Sunmonu: History will judge those trying to derail labour
First and foremost, no one can use the name United Labour Congress (ULC) again and I will explain why. ULC was one of the four labour centres that formally dissolved after their congresses for the current Nigeria Labour Congress to be founded in 1978.
NLC has been infiltrated by political forces, says Wike
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has alleged the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) of being infiltrated by political forces.The governor made this assertion a day after security operatives barred the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, from addressing workers at the State Secretariat, Port Harcourt.