ULC passes vote of no confidence on NLC
The United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC), yesterday, passed a vote of no confidence in the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), saying its leadership has failed workers. ULC president, Comrade Joe Ajaero, said this during the Zonal Council Meeting of the union in Kaduna. He berated NLC over failure to pay its affiliated retirees’ pension. “Till today, in some…
Experts, NLC caution FG against CFTA
The Federal Government has been told to tread cautiously about signing the proposed Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) agreement because of the likely negative impact on private businesses and the country’s economy.
NLC sets July deadline for new minimum wage
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has insisted that the new minimum wage must come into effect in July this year.
Chris Ngige defies President’s directive to inaugurate NSITF board, NLC kicks
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has failed to inaugurate the board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) within the time-frame set by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Abia NLC faults Imo Assembly for voting against council autonomy
The Abia state council of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has flayed the state House of Assembly for voting against Local government council autonomy in the on-going constitutional amendment. Speaking during the 40th anniversary celebration of NLC in Umuahia, Chairman of the occasion and elected serving Chairman of Isiala Ngwa North LGA Abia state, Ginger Onwusibe…
Buhari felicitates with NLC at 40, pledges improved workers’ welfare
President Muhammadu Buhari has re-assured Nigerian workers that his administration will continue to work toward an inclusive economy that adequately caters for them and their families. To this end, the President said that review of the minimum wage was ongoing. Buhari gave the reassurance in a congratulatory message to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on…
Nigeria Labour Congress may demand N72,000 as new minimum wage
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) may be demanding N72, 000 ($200) equivalent as new minimum wage.
NLC vows to resist attempt to slowdown review of minimum wage
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday vowed to resist any attempt to slowdown the review of the National Minimum wage.
Group plans national day of mourning, protest against mass poverty
An Abuja-based group, Shall We Continue Like This Until We Die (SWECONLUWED) has said it has concluded plans to declare a national day of mourning and protest against mass poverty in the country.
You’re insensitive to our welfare, workers tell Kogi State governor
Workers have come down hard on the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration in Kogi State, accusing Governor Yahaya Bello of insensitivity to their welfare.The State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Onuh Edoka who spoke on behalf of thousands of workers at an event to mark the body’s 40th anniversary....