FG foils senior civil servants strike

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, may have successfully foiled the planned strike by the Association of Senior Servants of Nigeria. This I because the association has agreed with the minister to temporarily put off its strike notice until September 20, 2017 following a firm promise that the government would meet their demands More...

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By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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FG’s delay to constitute 29-member minimum wage committee worrying—NLC, TUC

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have expressed worry over the delay by the Federal Government to constitute the 29-member National Minimum Wage Committee billed to work on the More...

By Bar and Bench Watch On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
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Gov Okorocha’s policy on payment of 40% pension to retired civil servants wrong, illegal—Court

Orders him to halt the policy with immediate effect The National Industrial Court sitting in Owerri has declared the 40 per cent payment to Imo Pensioners by the Imo State Government illegal and unconstitutional. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, March 4th, 2017
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Ekweremadu supports Labour on N50,000 minimum wage, scrap of security vote

Wants anti-graft agencies decentralised Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu has said that the fresh demand for N50,000 minimum wage by organised labour was in order. Ekweremadu also said that More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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FG, Labour agree to review minimum wage

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba, on Wednesday disclosed that both the Federal Government and the organised Labour movement in the country had reached a consensus on planned review More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Court to rule on jurisdiction to hear disengaged NAICOM workers suit March 22

The National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday fixed March 22 for ruling in a case of alleged unpaid pension instituted by Aliyu Sani and 18 others against the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM). The More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Bank, finance, insurance workers still part of NLC–NUBIFIE

The National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institution Employees (NUBIFIE) is still an affiliate of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) as provided for and ratified in its constitution, it was learnt yesterday. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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We ‘ll partner FG to halt out-sourcing of jobs in telecoms industry–Labour

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday said it would collaborate with the Federal Government in its bid to stop out-sourcing of jobs in the telecommunication sector among others. NLC President, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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NLC blasts Buhari’s govt over failure to deliver three million jobs

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Sunday lashed out at President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over failure to deliver three million new jobs they pledged in their campaign manifesto. According More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
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Unemployment: Senate summons Ngige

The Senate on Tuesday resolved to invite the Minister of Labour and Employment to provide insight into government’s roadmap towards tackling unemployment in the country. This followed a motion by Duro Faseyi (PDP-Ekiti), More...