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President of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has tasked governments around the world and global employers of labour on the need for a new social contract that would deliver decent jobs and entrench fundamental rights at work.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Filippo Grandi, has said that over 70 million people have globally been displaced by war, violence, sometimes combined with poverty or climate change.
Dr. Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, says the delayed enforcement of the new minimum wage will translate into salary arrears for workers.
The Presidency says Mr Austin Enejamo-Isire is the authentic Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), and will be inaugurated at Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.
The Presidency on Sunday said the removal of veteran labour activist, Frank Kokori, as the proposed Chairman of the Board of the Nigeria Social Investment Trust Fund has the blessing of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State Wednesday said the state would commence implementation of the new national minimum wage immediately.
The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has reaffirmed his pledge to pay workers in the state the N30,000 minimum wage signed recently into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday joined thousands of workers to commemorate the 2019 edition of the May Day celebration, commending labour unions for their understanding and cooperation in the last four years that ensured the State did not witness any industrial action.
The Director of Kwara Fire Service, Mr Abdulwaheed Yakub, on Monday, joined other experts to underscore the need for employers and employees to pay adequate attention to matters of safety of workers.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has declared that the new minimum wage recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, was binding on all employers of labour in the country.
The US Supreme Court said Monday it will take up the question of whether gay and transgender workers are protected by federal law that bars discrimination in the workplace.
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Nigerian workers to justify the signing into law of the new N30,000 National Minimum wage by showing more commitments to their work.
The Bill for Act to provide for documentation and protect domestic workers and employers scales second reading in Senate on Wednesday.
Journalist Rafael Henzel, one of just six survivors of the 77 people on board the plane that crashed carrying the Brazilian football team Chapecoense in 2016, has died of heart attack that struck while he was playing soccer with friends, his employers Radio Oeste Capital announced on Thursday.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) wants the government to commence the implementation of the new national minimum wage before the 2019 workers day celebration and give workers good course to celebrate this year.
Jan Vertonghen believes Tottenham are “the best club to play for at the moment”, but has not committed to penning a new contract in north London.
The raging controversies over the signing of African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement by President Muhammadu Buhari got another big voice on Wednesday in person of the Director-General of Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), Mr Timothy Olawale.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Wednesday called on the Soil Science Society of Nigeria to collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture to put a complete halt to the issues of herdsmen migration from the North to the South.
Bayern Munich has ended the interest in the pursuit of Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi, according to the latest report in The Independent.
Mario Gotze's decision to leave Borussia Dortmund for Bayern Munich left his team-mate Marco Reus dumbstruck.
The United States have opened up the biggest gap at the top of the women's FIFA rankings in history following their World Cup triumph.
The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), has urged the Federal Government to formulate policies that will tackle challenges of regulations and competitiveness of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
The ever busy Mararaba area in Nasarawa State was on Saturday night thrown into confusion when members of a vigilance group stormed the area to dislodge traders that had displayed their wares under the overhead bridge.
Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has told Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford, to be ready to rotate roles in his attack next season.
Paris Saint-Germain have signed Abdou Diallo from Borussia Dortmund, the French side announced on Tuesday.