Pressure on disposable incomes as unemployment doubles
It’s double trouble for most Nigerian families, having to cope with the increasing number of dependents amid constant struggles with stagnant earnings and dwindling fortunes now punctured...
‘Nigeria should embrace international best practices on labour matters’
The bill has actually gathered so many storms. Firstly, we have to look at it from the perspective of how it affects the private sector. In the private sector, we are not really bothered about it because the issue of collective bargaining agreement...
NECA seeks effective fiscal, trade policies to salvage economy from imminent collapse
To salvage the Nigerian economy from total collapse, there must be a mix of fiscal, monetary and trade policies with political will approach to tackle the mounting economic challenges......
Drastic economic decisions are required to avert depression
Nigeria, yesterday, yet again slipped into another round of recession recording a negative Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of 3.62 per cent in the third quarter (Q3) of 2020.
Stakeholders canvass overhaul of labour unions, activism
Stakeholders have advocated an overhaul of labour unionism and activism in Nigeria, insisting that their approach to critical state matters were dated, especially in the way they handled negotiations with the Federal Government over Monday’s suspended strike.
‘CBN’s directive on Forms M will dampen economic growth’
The recent directive by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to all authorised dealers on Forms “M” has the potential to frustrate the on-going efforts of the Federal Government to return the economy to growth, Organised Private Sector...
Nigeria to harmonise skills development programmes
he Federal Government has instructed the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), and Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) to harmonise all operations related to technical and vocational skills development by all Ministries..
Workers, employers collaborate on child labour
The International Labour Organisation (ILO), and Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), have sealed pact to eliminate Child Labour in cocoa, artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) supply chains in the country.