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Abia Workers Issue Fresh Warning On Indefinite Strike

THE Organised Labour, Abia State chapter on Sunday warned the state government that failure to adhere to and implement the Memorandum of Understanding reached at the meeting by July 28, 2024, “no other notice will be given to the government…

We Suspended Nationwide Strike To Create Room For Negotiation – Labour

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have decided to suspend the nationwide strike that brought economic activities to a standstill. This decision was made at the conclusion of an emergency National Executive Council meeting held…

Nigeria Loses Power, Airports Alose As Unions Demand Wage Hike

NIGERIA’S major labour unions, the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), initiated an indefinite strike on Monday, shutting down the national grid and disrupting airline operations across the country. This strike, the fourth since President Bola Tinubu took…

TUC Applauds Obaseki For Prioritizing Workers’ Welfare

President of Trade Union Congress (TUC), Comrade Festus Osifo, has commended the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, for prioritising the welfare of workers in the State and increasing the minimum wage of workers to N70,000, which is the highest…

BREAKING: Organized Labour Declares Nationwide Strike Over New Minimum Wage

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have declared a nationwide strike beginning Monday, June 3rd, 2024 over the tripartite committee’s inability to agree on a new minimum wage and hike in electricity tariff. The President of…

Organised Labour Shuts Down NSITF Over N2.1 Billion Unremitted Salary Taxes

THE Organised Labour has shut down the headquarters of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF)  over the alleged non-remittance of N2.1 billion in consequential taxes deducted from workers’ salaries. The workers, led by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) President,…

FG Sends Important Message To NLC Hours Before Planned Nationwide Protest

AN appeal has gone out from the federal government to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for the union to shelve its planned nationwide protest. The appeal is coming just a few hours before the NLC planned protest against the rising cost of…

Minimum Wage: TUC Urges FG To Implement Agreements Reached With Labour In 2023

THE Trade Union Congress (TUC) has urged the Federal Government to implement all agreements reached with  the organised labour in 2023, especially the National Minimum Wage. Mr. Festus Osifo, TUC president, said this in a 2024 new year message jointly signed…

Labour Unions To Hold Emergency NEC Meeting Over Minimum Wage, Bonus

THE Organised Labour is set to hold an emergency National Executive Council (NEC) meeting over the suspension of the payment of the wage award to civil servants and increment of the minimum wage. Trojan News reports that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu…

BREAKING: NLC, TUC Calls Emergency NEC Meeting

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) will today hold an emergency joint extraordinary National Executive Council (NEC) meeting by 7 pm. Trojan News Media reports that this is following organised labour’s meeting with the National Security…