Strike Must Commence On Monday -NLC

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 […]

Labour Faults Increase In VAT

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has described increase in the Value Added Tax (VAT) from 5.0 per cent to 7.5 per cent by the Federal Government “as a deliberate attempt to further overburden the common man and stifle businesses”.

NLC/TUC protest inhuman treatment

Aviation Workers’ Union Picket Companies For Alleged Unjust Treatments Against Workers

Members of the Nigerian Union of Aviation Transport Employees (NUATE) have staged a two-day peaceful protest to protest inhuman treatment meted against some of their members during a protest they staged last week. The union last week protested the unlawful sacking of some of their members working at the Newrest Airline Services and Logistics PLC […]

Labour Calls Off Nationwide Strike At The Eleventh Hour

The organised labour has called off its industrial action originally scheduled to begin at 12am on Tuesday in the final lap of its agitation for the raising of the national minimum wage from N18,000 to N30,000. Ayuba Wabba, National Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), made the announcement in Abuja very late on Monday […]

Court Stops NLC, TUC’s Planned Strike

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria has ordered the organised labour, comprising the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress not to embark on its indefinite strike scheduled to commence on November 6. Justice Sanusi Kado, on Friday, gave the order in a ruling on an ex parte application moved on behalf of the […]

Strike Must Continue Notwithstanding Ongoing Negotiations—NLC, TUC Insist

Despite the on-going high-level meetings between the Federal Government and labour unions, the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC and United Labour Congress, ULC,  have vowed to continue the strike action. The labour unions had began an indefinite strike on Thursday in a dispute over the minimum wage. Labour leaders said the strike tempo will be heightened […]