LABOUR, TRADE UNION CONGRESS SUSPEND PLANNED STRIKE, AS FED. GOVT BACKTRACKS ON ELECTRICITY TARRIF, OFFER PALLIATIVES

Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and it’s sister Union the Trade Union Congress, TUC, have suspended the planned nationwide strike that was scheduled to commence from midnight today, Monday, September 28th, in protest against the hike in pump price of fuel and electricity tariff. Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen Chris Ngige who made the announcement at the end of a marathon meeting, which commenced at … Continue reading LABOUR, TRADE UNION CONGRESS SUSPEND PLANNED STRIKE, AS FED. GOVT BACKTRACKS ON ELECTRICITY TARRIF, OFFER PALLIATIVES

NLC SUSPENDS PLANNED PROTEST IN RIVERS, AS GOVT, LABOUR UNIONS REACH AGREEMENT

The Organized Labour has suspended the planned protest scheduled for Tuesday, September 8, 2020 in Rivers State. This is sequel to the agreement reached between the Rivers State Government and Labour at a meeting held at Government House, Port Harcourt, on Monday, September 7, 2020 A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that the President of the Nigeria Labour … Continue reading NLC SUSPENDS PLANNED PROTEST IN RIVERS, AS GOVT, LABOUR UNIONS REACH AGREEMENT

RIVERS GOVT WARNS ORGANISED LABOUR AGAINST COMMITTING CONTEMPT OF COURT, ACCUSES STATE NLC OF COLLUDING WITH NATIONAL LEADERSHIP

The Rivers State Government has accused the State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress( NLC ) of colluding with its national leadership to force industrial action on workers in the State. Briefing journalists in Port Harcourt, on Saturday, September 5, 2020, the Rivers State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Zacchaeus Adangor said NLC is abandoning a subsisting court case reserved for judgement on … Continue reading RIVERS GOVT WARNS ORGANISED LABOUR AGAINST COMMITTING CONTEMPT OF COURT, ACCUSES STATE NLC OF COLLUDING WITH NATIONAL LEADERSHIP

INDUSTRIAL COURT RESTRAINS NLC FROM EMBARKING ON STRIKE, AS RIVERS GOVT SECURES INTERLOCUTORY INJUNCTION

The Rivers State Government has obtained an Order of Interim Injunction to restrain the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) from calling out workers on industrial action. Listed as Defendants are, the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress(TUC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, Comrade Quadri Olaleye, Comrade Beatrice Itubo and Comrade Austin Jonah. Briefing journalists in Port Harcourt, on Friday, September 4th, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and … Continue reading INDUSTRIAL COURT RESTRAINS NLC FROM EMBARKING ON STRIKE, AS RIVERS GOVT SECURES INTERLOCUTORY INJUNCTION

STOP PLAYING TO THE GALLERY, LOOKING FOR CHEAP PUBLICITY OVER MINIMUM WAGE, DELTA PDP CHIDES APC

PRESS RELEASE DELTA APC SHOULD STOP PLAYING TO THE GALLERY AND LOOKING FOR CHEAP PUBLICITY OVER MINIMUM WAGE – PDP The Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described the recent Press Release by the All Progressives Congress, APC in the State titled: “Stop Your Divide And Rule Game Amongst Delta Workers – Delta APC To Gov. Okowa” and signed by Sylvester Imonina, Esq., Publicity … Continue reading STOP PLAYING TO THE GALLERY, LOOKING FOR CHEAP PUBLICITY OVER MINIMUM WAGE, DELTA PDP CHIDES APC

WE CAN’T SUSTAIN OUR WAGE BILL, OKOWA CRIES OUT, AS DELTA REVERTS TO OLD MINIMUM WAGE

The Delta State Government has disclosed her intention to revert to the old minimum wage of 18,000 of Civil Servants in the state due to the state dependence on FAAC which has been affected by COVID-19 This was agreed upon in a joint meeting with Organised Labour and SEC which was presided by the Chairman, Comrade GoodLuck Ofobruku on Wednesday 15/7/2020. The meeting which was … Continue reading WE CAN’T SUSTAIN OUR WAGE BILL, OKOWA CRIES OUT, AS DELTA REVERTS TO OLD MINIMUM WAGE

774,000 Jobs: KEYAMO DISAGREES WITH NAT. ASSEMBLY OVER PROCEDURE (Press Release)

TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2020 PRESS RELEASE BY FESTUS KEYAMO, SAN, HON. MINISTER OF STATE, LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT ON THE DIRECTIVE OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE DG OF NDE TO WORK DIRECTLY WITH THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY TO PLAN AND EXECUTE THE SPECIAL PUBLIC WORKS PROGRAMME WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE MINISTER Earlier today, I appeared again before the Joint Committee of the National Assembly on … Continue reading 774,000 Jobs: KEYAMO DISAGREES WITH NAT. ASSEMBLY OVER PROCEDURE (Press Release)