Globalisation has become a dominant issue with the potential of enriching not only national economies but also the workplace.
10 Nov 2020
The National Union of Food Beverage and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE) has expelled about 21 earlier suspended members and a staff member over alleged gross misconduct.
17 Sep 2020
The National Union of Food Beverage and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE) has dismissed insinuation that internal crisis was rocking the union. The union also disregarded media reports that the union has been factionalised, saying the claims were outright falsehood.
5 May 2020
The National Union of Food Beverage and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE), has emphasized the need for expatriates to submit themselves to COVID-19 test in order to avoid outbreak of the virus in the sector.
20 Feb 2020
Food workers under the aegis of the National Union of Food Beverage and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE), has commended the Federal Government’s policy on backward integration, saying it has started yielding positive efforts.
21 Mar 2019
Workers under the aegis of the National Union of Food Beverage and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE), have continued to lament the use of robots in factories, expressing fear that it is now taking over their jobs. They expressed worry that the situation has become a huge challenge for the union, as it has cost them to…
19 Feb 2019
The suspension of the initial plan by the Federal Government to increase excise tariff by more than 500 per cent on spirit, wines and tobacco products saved over 165,000 jobs, the National Union of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE), has said. The union said with its intervention and special appeal made to the government…
21 Aug 2018
“I am a graduate who worked in one of the multinational firms in Lagos, as a factory worker. We are over 500 working in the factory but many of us were later disengaged because the company deployed some automated machines to execute their jobs. I am back into the labour market looking for another job.”
10 Apr 2018
The National Union of Food, Beverages and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE) has raised the alarm over the increasing rate multinational companies operating in Nigeria are deploying robots and automated machines to execute jobs that human beings can do. The unions stressed the urgent need for government to weigh in on the development to forestall massive unemployment.…
16 Mar 2018
The National Union of Food Beverage and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE) has condemned and vowed to down tools over the planned increase on the excise duty rates for alcoholic beverages and tobacco by the Federal Government.
21 Mar 2017
According to him, this becomes necessary as the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) was alleged to have filed an appeal and a motion to stay execution of a judgment on Sprite and Fanta soft drinks.