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NLC Insists On Strike

NLC Insists On Strike

The organized labour comprising of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, the Trade Union Congress, TUC, and the United Labour Congress, ULC, have threatened to shut down the economy on January 23, if President Muhammadu Buhari fails to transmit to the National Assembly an executive bill for the enactment of N30, 000 as the new National […]

Los Angeles Teachers Set To Go On Massive Strike

Los Angeles Teachers Set To Go On Massive Strike

Los Angeles teachers are set to strike on Monday, a plan that will impact about a half million students in the nation’s second-largest school district. The move, which follows 20 months of failed negotiations, will involve more than 30,000 teachers at 900 schools. The strike comes after a “red state teacher revolt” that rolled through […]

Federal Government, ASUU Reach Agreement

Federal Government, ASUU Reach Agreement

The Nigerian government has reached an agreement with striking university lecturers, raising the possibility of ending the teachers’ prolonged industrial action. The national president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Biodun Ogunyemi, said the National Executive Committee of the union will review its decisions based on the new commitment by the federal government. He […]

ASUU Strike Continues As Lecturers Walk Out Of Delegation Meeting

ASUU Strike Continues As Lecturers Walk Out Of Delegation Meeting

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has staged a walkout from the meeting with a federal government delegation. The government delegation was led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige. The university lecturers embarked on an indefinite strike on November 4, demanding improved funding of universities and implementation of previous agreements with […]

Doctors Forced To Use Condoms As Protective Gloves

Doctors Forced To Use Condoms As Protective Gloves

DOCTORS have claimed they are being forced to use condoms when performing examinations due to the shortage of gloves as the ongoing strike by junior General Practitioners enters its third week. Members of the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) called the strike to demand payment of salaries in United States dollars. The junior doctors also […]

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 […]

Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority Arrests Nine Air Traffic Controllers On Strike

Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority Arrests Nine Air Traffic Controllers On Strike

Nine Ethiopian air traffic controllers alleged to be leading a weeklong work boycott have been arrested. Police deputy commissioner Tekolla Ayfokiru is quoted by state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting saying the nine workers were preventing international flights from landing at the Bole International Airport, Ethiopia’s busiest hub. Air traffic controllers downed their tools on August 25 demanding […]

Air France Pilots, Stewards Embark On Strike, Demand Pay Rise

Air France Pilots, Stewards Embark On Strike, Demand Pay Rise

Half of Air France’s long-haul flights out of Paris were cancelled Thursday due to a strike over pay by pilots, cabin crew and ground staff. “No cash, no planes,” staff chanted as they marched noisily through Terminal 2 of Charles de Gaulle airport, wearing flourescent jackets and waving union flags. Riot police twice used tear […]

UNN Non-Academic Staff Threaten To Shut Down Water, Electricity Supply

UNN Non-Academic Staff Threaten To Shut Down Water, Electricity Supply

JOINT Action Committee, JAC,   of trade unions in University of Nigeria Nsukka, has threatened to shut down electricity and water supply in the university. JAC is made up of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, Non-academic Staff Union of Universities, NASU and National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT. Mr Paul Arua, chairman of […]

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