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NASU, Research Institutes Workers Begin Indefinite Strike

NASU, Research Institutes Workers Begin Indefinite Strike

STAFF of research institutes and allied institutions in the country, yesterday, in Abuja announced their commencement of indefinite strike over alleged non-implementation of agreement they entered into with the Federal Government. The three unions are Senior Staff Association of Universities, Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes and Associated Institutions, SSAUTHRIAI; Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions, ASURI, […]

NMA Begins Strike In Benue

NMA Begins Strike In Benue

The Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, Benue State chapter, Thursday, declared an indefinite strike, following the expiration of an earlier seven-day warning strike, which expired last Wednesday. Reacting earlier on the matter, the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Cecilia Ojabo, said the strike was politically motivated, illegal, uncalled for and a calculated attempt to sabotage the […]

Rant Of The Day – More Than Thunder

Rant Of The Day –  More Than Thunder

Welcome to the rant column                                                         The conversation.  Vivian : Mum, I want to go to a federal school Mum : What do you want to study again? […]

ASUU Suspends Strike

ASUU Suspends Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended the five weeks old strike. It directed members to return to the classrooms with immediate effect. ASUU President Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi told reporters last night after a long meeting with the Federal Government delegation, led by Minister of Laboutr and Employment Dr. Chris Ngige, that they […]

Staff At Two U.K. McDonald’s Restaurants Vote For First Strike

Staff At Two U.K. McDonald’s Restaurants Vote For First Strike

McDonald’s Corp. workers at two restaurants in England have voted in favor of a strike, in what would be the first industrial action by staff of the American fast-food chain in the U.K. Employees at one site in Crayford, near London, and a second in Cambridgeshire were balloted following a dispute over the use of zero-hour […]

Wage Fight Sets South Africa On Course For Engineering Strike

Wage Fight Sets South Africa On Course For Engineering Strike

South Africa’s metalworkers union said on Friday it has requested a certificate to strike in the engineering sector after wage hike talks deadlocked, and expects a decision by 15 July. The union – the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, or NUMSA, wants wage hikes of 15 percent across-the-board in the metal and engineering […]

Government Workers To Go On Strike As Mugabe Resumes Work

Government Workers To Go On Strike As Mugabe Resumes Work

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe, who returned from his medical trip in Singapore Sunday morning, resumed work this Monday, the day civil servants go on strike for non-payment of their bonuses. In a report posted by AFP news agency on Sunday, Mugabe’s spokesman, George Charamba, confirmed his boss’s return from a “scheduled medical review” in Singapore adding […]

Indian Drivers Demand Better Pay From Uber And Ola

Indian Drivers Demand Better Pay From Uber And Ola

A strike in the Indian capital by thousands of Uber [UBER.UL] and Ola drivers demanding better pay has paralyzed the ride-hailing services that have grabbed business from traditional taxi and rickshaw operators with their cheaper fares. Commuters faced delays for a fourth day even as the city-state’s government laid on extra buses to help them […]

Kenya: Labour Court Orders Arrest Of KMPDU Officials for Contempt

Kenya: Labour Court Orders Arrest Of KMPDU Officials for Contempt

A judge has ordered the arrest of doctors’ union officials for failing to appear in court for sentencing after being found guilty of contempt. Justice Hellen Wasilwa on Tuesday asked police to arrest top officials of the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Union (KMPDU) for skipping the court session. Judge Wasilwa said there was nothing […]

Kenya: Strike By Doctors Continues Despite Sh4bn Uhuru Offer

Kenya: Strike By Doctors Continues Despite Sh4bn Uhuru Offer

 Striking doctors are yet to go back to work even after being offered an enhanced pay package that would cost the Treasury an additional Sh4 billion every year. In the meeting chaired by President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House Mombasa, it was agreed that the entry point of doctors would be enhanced from Job Group […]

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