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NLC Calls Off Strike As FG Agrees To Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage

NLC Calls Off Strike As FG Agrees To Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage

Mr Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labour Congress says a new minimum wage has been agreed. The organised labour unions have called off the planned nationwide industrial action initially scheduled to commence today to press home workers’ demand for a new national minimum wage. The National Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, announced […]

NLC Calls Off Strike

NLC Calls Off Strike

The organized labour on Sunday called off the strike action it declared last Wednesday after the expiration of 14-day ultimatum for government to reconvene the meeting of the tripartite national minimum wage committee. Addressing a press conference at Labour House, Abuja, Nigeria Labour Congress President, Ayuba Wabba said the strike was called off as a […]

NLC Declares Indefinite Warning Strike Over Minimum Wage

NLC Declares Indefinite Warning Strike Over Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has declared the starting of an indefinite warning strike to press the Buhari administration to adopt a new minimum wage for workers. The strike will start Wednesday morning. Its sister labour group, the Trade Union Congress, had earlier on Tuesday announced it would begin strike from the early hours of […]

TUC, NLC Call For Special Salary For Workers In Abuja

TUC, NLC Call For Special Salary For Workers In Abuja

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Nigerian Labour Union Congress (NLC) have called for a special salary for the employees residing in the FCT following the high cost of living in Abuja The Union Leaders made the call on Monday at the 2017 May Day Celebration in Abuja, with the Theme: “Labour Relations in […]

NLC Shuts Down Lebanese Firm Over Sack Of 128 Nigerians

NLC Shuts Down Lebanese Firm Over Sack Of 128 Nigerians

THE leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday led workers to shut down operations at a Lebanese Firm in Abuja, Artco Industries Limited for alleged anti-labour activities and violations of labour law in the country. The National President of NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, while addressing workers on the 2016 World Decent Day with the title […]

Fuel strike: UniAbuja Issues ‘no work, no pay’ Warning To ASUU, Others

Fuel strike: UniAbuja Issues ‘no work, no pay’ Warning To ASUU, Others

Following the recent industrial action undertaken by the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, management of the University of Abuja has threatened to enforce the ‘no work no pay’ directive by the Federal Government on any staff who joins in the strike. A statement released over the weekend from the office of the vice chancellor, Professor Michael […]

Protesters Battle Police, Workers

Protesters Battle Police, Workers

The clash occurred near Pastoral Centre along the Abakaliki-Enugu Expressway The local Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Chairman, Comrade Ikechukwu Nwafor, and about 15 others were taken in a white police Hillux van by four policemen to the Police Headquarters in Abakaliki. The police reportedly claimed that the workers did not obtain clearance before starting the […]

Fuel Price Hike: TUC, NLC Faction Hailed For Backing Out Of Strike

Fuel Price Hike: TUC, NLC Faction Hailed For Backing Out Of Strike

The Stand Up Nigeria (SUN), a coalition of 50 other civil society organizations has commended Nigerian workers for shunning the strike being called upon by a faction of NLC, describing it as a needless venture that was arranged to service the interest of a few minority. National Cordinator of (SUN), Comrade Philip Agbese while reacting […]

Fuel Price Hike: FG, Labour Meeting Ends In a Deadlock

Fuel Price Hike: FG, Labour Meeting Ends In a Deadlock

Talks between the Federal Government and organised labour on the increase in the pump price of petrol ended in a deadlock on Monday night. Briefing journalists at the end of the four-hour meeting on Tuesday morning, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, said the two parties had “a fruitful discussion […]

Mixed Reactions Trail New Pump Price Of Petrol

Mixed Reactions Trail New Pump Price Of Petrol

While some hailed the government decision, as they see it as a way of addressing the perennial fuel crisis in the country, others believe that the decision was hasty and insensitive. Meantime, petrol stations in most parts of the country have adjusted their pumps to the new fuel price of N145 per litre. This came […]

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