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 […]
Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has issued a two week ultimatum to the federal government to reverse the recent hike in electricity tariff and the pump price of petrol or face civil unrest nationwide
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”.
The national union of road transport workers (NURTW), Bayelsa state chapter Thursday staged a walk-out protest at the venue of the Nigerian labour congress (NLC), Bayelsa state chapter election.
Organised labour in Nigeria has again cautioned the Federal Government on the nation’s rising debt profile, “resulting from government’s unsaturated appetite for borrowing and foreign loans.’’
The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, May 1, as public holiday to celebrate the 2019 Workers’ Day.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]