Labour/Industrial News

Tariff increase: Organised labour to picket power companies next week

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

 

Organised Labour in the country is set to picket all electricity distribution companies and the generation companies across the country, on Monday.

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Retired civil servants protest non-payment of gratuities in Cross River

By Emmanuel Ita, Calabar

No fewer than 100 retirees in Cross River State took to the streets of the state capital, Calabar on Wednesday to protest non-payment of their gratuities from 2012 to 2015.

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Maritime workers protest ban on speedboats in Bayelsa  

By Samuel Tombra, Yenagoa

Maritime workers in Bayelsa State have protested the decision of Governor Seriake Dickson, to ban speedboats with 200-horse-power engines on the state waterways.

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Federal Palace Hotel now a slave camp, offers expired products to customers  -  HPSSSA

By Shola Amodemaja 

The leadership of the organized labour in hotels and hospitality industry, operating under the  umbrella of Hotel and Personal Services Senior Staff Association (HPSSSA) and National Union of Hotels and Personal Services Workers

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Labour frowns at subsidy removal on kerosene, petrol, says didn’t follow due process

By Shola Amodemaja 

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has kicked against removal of fuel subsidy on premium motor spirit (PMS) otherwise called petrol and Household Kerosene known as kerosene, faulting the whole process which it argued didn’t follow due process.

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NLC urges Govt on reflationary measures to empower workers, stimulate the economy

 By Shola Amodemaja 

Rising from its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in lagos at the weekend, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) under the leadership of Comrade Ayuba Wabba,

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NEPZA task LADOL on establishment of technical college   

By Shola Amodemaja 

The Managing Director of the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Gbenga Kuye has tasked the management of Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics base (LADOL) on the establishment of a technical college to aid the transfer of technology to its Nigerian workers.

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NUPENG cautions on sack in Chevron, Shell, says it’s unjustified

By Shola Amodemaja
 The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has expressed worry and concerns about the purported sack threat of about 18,500 workers, though, globally in Chevron and Shell.

NECA condemns CBN’s N50 stamp charges, demands a reversal

By Shola Amodemaja 

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has expressed grave concern over the recent directive of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to all Deposit Money Banks (DMB) to commence the charging of N50 per eligible transaction in accordance with the provisions of the Stamp Duties Act and Federal Government Financial Regulations (2009).

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N5, 000 unemployment benefit: Group criticizes Ngige’s comment

By  Shola Amodemaja
 The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) has condemned in its entirety a statement credited to the Minister of Labour and Employment Dr. Chris Ngige in which he referred to unemployed Nigerians as indolent is unfortunate. The word “indolent” according to the group “is an insult to many Nigerians who are unemployed not because they are not willing to work but because the inequitable capitalist system that Ngige works for denies them a means of livelihood”.

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