ULC wants govt to tackle high unemployment rate, insecurity
The United Labour Congress (ULC), has urged the Federal Government to urgently tackle the high rate of unemployment in the country.
Prioritise workers’ welfare, union tells Governor Bello
The United Labour Congress (ULC), has called on the Kogi governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, to prioritise workers’ welfare and clear salary backlog.
ULC charges Buhari to launch campaign on electoral reform
The United Labour Congress (ULC) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to launch a campaign to reform the country’s electoral system. It stressed that the Buhari adminitrstaion should seek to bequeath that legacy to the nation so that its electoral process becomes more acceptable to Nigerians in future. Congress stated that with this, the President should…
FG to review salaries of workers earning above minimum wage
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday inaugurated an advisory technical committee for the implementation of the proposed N30, 000 new minimum wage for Nigerian workers.
A nation’s sigh of relief
The nation was only a few hours away from a lockdown with all the frightening implications. The Labour Congress was determined to bare its fangs to press home the agitation for a new minimum wage regime. The unions had asked their members to be on standby for last-minute instructions. The air was thick with a…
NLC insists on strike despite meeting with Government
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has declared a total strike following the outcome of a meeting with the Nigerian Government delegation led by labour minister Chris Ngige. NLC president Ayuba Wabba, at a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday, said both parties could not reach an agreement at the meeting. He called on NLC members across…
Labour begins warning strike tomorrow
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the United Labour Congress (ULC) will begin a warning strike tomorrow to protest the suspension of minimum wage negotiations.
Labour flays FG, seeks action on massacres
Organised labour unions have flayed the Federal Government over its seeming failure to address the carnage in the country. They therefore asked the President Muhammadu Buhari...
Labour wants Ngige to clarify double-speak on minimum wage
The United Labour Congress (ULC) on Friday told Labour and Employment Minister Chris Ngige, to explain his `double-speak’ on the planned new minimum wage, to avoid confusion on the issue. On May 30, Ngige announced that the new National Minimum Wage would not be paid to workers by the end of September, contrary to a…