The House of Representatives would not do anything to hurt Nigerian workers as the Green Chamber will always work in tandem with the yearnings and aspirations of the people, Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has said.
The tricycle operators in Kano state have called of its warning strike, following intervention by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and Kano Civil Society Forum, KCSF, interfacing with the Kano Road Traffic Agency, KAROTA, and Tricycle Owners and Riders Association.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and Trade Union Congress, TUC, in Niger has made three points demand to enable it suspend the ongoing seven-day strike in the state.
The Federal High Court staff members across the country have indicated their intention to commence a two-week strike on Sept. 28 over the recent increase in the electricity tariff and fuel pump price.
Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has hailed the decision of labour leaders to suspend their planned protest scheduled to have commenced Monday.
The Abuja Judicial Division of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria has barred the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, from holding their planned mass action.
Labour unions in Kaduna State have rejected plans by the state government to deduct 25 per cent of workers’ salaries to contribute to the state’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund.
Organised labour in Niger state on Monday, directed workers to embark on an indefinite strike from February 4, over non-implementation of the new national minimum wage and other entitlements.
The organised labour in Kogi has dared Governor Yahaya Bello to publish names of uncovered 300 ghost workers allegedly planted by senior civil servants in the state’s payroll.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured that the state is ‘technically’ ready to pay the N30,000 minimum wage, reiterating his promise to pay above N30,000 to Lagos workers because of the special status of the state.
Workers in Cross River have protested the payment of May salary on the first day of the month by Gov. Ben Ayade.
Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa State has said that he would start paying the approved N30, 000 monthly minimum wage to the state civil servants before he leaves office.
Joe Ajaero, President, United Labour Congress, ULC, said on Wednesday that any increase in the Value Added Tax, VAT, that would be used to pay the N30,000 new minimum wage would not be accepted.
Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger has solicited the support of the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in the March 9 governorship and state house of assembly elections.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has told organised labour that President Muhammadu Buhari will definitely transmit the minimum wage bill to the National Assembly.
Mr Kaigama made the TUC’s views known while addressing journalists after the union’s National Executive Council, NEC, meeting.
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