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NLC, TUC Suspend Industrial Action for One Week

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have suspended their industrial action for one week. The strike was initially called due to disagreements over a new minimum wage and an increase in electricity tariffs. TUC President Festus Osifo confirmed the suspension on Tuesday following a joint extraordinary national executive council meeting of the unions. “A joint …

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Advocates Push for Unionisation, Legal Protections for Nigeria’s Domestic Workers Amidst Rising Abuses

For many years, the organised labour unions in Nigeria have been advocating for a new minimum wage structure to reflect the nation’s economic realities. Despite these efforts, domestic workers, who number around four million according to a study, remain marginalised and unprotected within Nigeria’s informal sector. These workers, often facing severe abuses and underage exploitation, lack the rights and recognition …

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Nigeria Labour Unions Declare Nationwide Strike Over Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have announced an indefinite nationwide strike starting Monday, June 3, 2024. This decision follows the tripartite committee’s failure to agree on a new minimum wage and the increase in electricity tariffs. TUC President Festus Osifo made the announcement during a joint news conference with NLC leaders in Abuja on Friday. …

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Tony Ejiogu Condemns Attack On NLC President Joe Ajaero

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate in the 2023 Imo state governorship election, Sir Tony Ejiogu, has expressed sadness over the brutal attack on the president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Mr Joe Ajaero in Owerri, the state capital.

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2023: NLC’s WPM Wants Time Extended For PVCs Collection In Bayelsa

The Organized Labour in Bayelsa State under the auspices of the Workers Political Movement (WPM) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the dates of the proposed distribution of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to Local Governments in Bayelsa State which the Commission has slated from 12th-18th November, 2022 across all registration areas in Nigeria.

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Inflation, Devaluation Eroding N30,000 Minimum Wage, TUC, Others Lament

Stakeholders, including the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, the Nigeria Labour Congress, have expressed concerns over the continued refusal of some states to pay the N30,000 minimum wage amid the rising cost of living in the country.ntinued refusal of some states to pay the N30,000 minimum wage amid the rising cost of living in the country.

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Pay Our 10 Months’ Salary Before We resume Work – Striking WEMPCO Workers

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Workers of the WEMPCO Group of Company have carried out a peaceful protect in Lagos over the non-payment of their 10 months’ salary and allowances. The demonstration which took place along the popular WEMPCO road, Ogba, Lagos Wednesday, featured scores of aggrieved workers of the company who claimed they are being maltreated by the Chinese employers in their own country. …

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Strike Must Commence On Monday -NLC

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Despite the fresh interim order obtained by the Federal Government from a National Industrial Court restraining the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), and Trade Union Congress (TUC) from embarking on a planned nationwide strike, the Nigerian Labour movement has said the industrial action over the recent fuel price hike and increase in electricity tariff would go on as planned from Monday …

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