Labour decries VAT increase, warns against anti-people policies
Moves by the Federal Government to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) from five per cent to 7.2 per cent has continued to generate more controversies from different quarters.
ULC seeks joint action on N30,000 minimum wage
It is only when critical stakeholders in labour movement collaborate with a singular sincerity of purpose that the employers of labour would fully implement the new minimum wage of N30,000, United Labour Congress (ULC) has said.
Labour urges Bello to prioritise payment of Kogi workers’ salaries
The Kogi State chairman of United Labour Congress (ULC), Simeon Opaluwa has urged the governor of the state, Yahaya Bello to prioritise the payment of workers salaries. Opaluwa said civil servants are not happy due to inability of the state government to clear outstanding salaries and pensions, adding that the ugly situation is having adverse…
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.