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Labour suspends planned protest in Rivers

The planned protest by the Organised Labour slated for Tuesday in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, has been called off, following an eight-point agreement reached with the State Government on Monday night.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

NLC asks governors to scrap security vote

The Nigeria Labour Congress has said the security votes in the executive arm of government should be scrapped from the budgeting system, to avert abuses in line with the reality of the COVID-19 financial constraints on the country.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: NLC prepares for showdown with governors December 31

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it cannot guarantee industrial peace and harmony, if state governors refuse to conclude negotiations and payment of the National Minimum Wage by December 31.
NLC to work against governors opposing new minimum wage

Impeach governors who refuse to pay minimum wage – NLC tells lawmakers

The organised labour has appealed to state Houses of Assembly to identify with workers by compelling governors to pay the new minimum wage.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Pay minimum wage or vacate office – NLC tells governors

The labour congress has appealed to state Houses of Assembly to identify with workers by compelling governors to pay the new minimum wage.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Payment of minimum wage non-negotiable – labour

The organised labour has sent a note of warning to governors, saying that there is no excuse for any of the states to refuse payment of minimum wage.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC: We didn’t issue any strike notice

Responding to the development, Acting Head of Service, Folashade Yemi, said: “We have had a very peaceful engagement. But we discovered that there are some grey areas that need to be ironed out. By the grace of God, tomorrow, discussions will continue and we believe that we will be able to get everything resolved.”

Organised labour prepared for strike

Organised labour in Bayelsa State has expressed the preparedness for the nationwide strike proposed by the national secretariats of labour centres scheduled to commence on Wednesday over N30,000 new minimum wage.
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Minimum wage: NLC tells state councils to prepare for strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has directed its state councils to prepare for strike on Oct. 16 if negotiation breaks down again with Federal Government.
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Minimum Wage: Federal government, labour leaders meet over consequential adjustment

Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, on Wednesday met separately with members of the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council; the leadership of Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over the impasse arising from consequential adjustment of the national minimum wage.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP, NLC kick over VAT increase

The Senate Committee on Finance is to invite the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, and the Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler to throw more light on the reasons for the proposed increase of Value Added Tax (VAT) from current 5 per cent to 7.2 per cent.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC confirms Emmanuel Ugboaja as general secretary

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday announced the confirmation of Emmanuel Ugboaja as its fifth General Secretary.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Labour: Minimum wage law will be binding on all states

Mr Emmanuel Ugboaja, a labour leader, said on Wednesday that the governors would have no choice but to pay any amount signed into law as the new minimum wage.

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