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TUC begs Nigerians not to lose faith in labour movement

The Lagos State Council, Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), has urged people not to despair or lose faith in the labour movement over suspension of the much publicised nationwide industrial action.
Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, whose appointment was confirmed last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, also reiterated her commitment to giving focal and priority attention to capacity building.

Nigerian government urges workers to ignore planned strike

The federal government has urged public servants to ignore the strike planned for Monday by organized lab our, saying efforts are in place to resolve all contending issues.
The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, issued the threat in a circular marked HCSF-109-S.1-120 with the title, ‘Unauthorised circulation of official documents-information on social media.’

Strike: You must be at work from Monday – Nigerian government tells workers

The Federal Government has warned all federal civil servants on Salary Grade Level 12 and above as well as those on essential services to be at work from Monday despite the industrial action declared by labour unions.
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Court restrains NLC, TUC from embarking on planned strike

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday has granted an order of interim injunction restraining the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, their officers, affiliates, and privies from embarking on any strike.

TUC threatens nationwide strike over fuel price hike, fixes protest date

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria has given the Federal Government a seven-day ultimatum to reverse the recent increase in electricity tariff and petrol price.
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Labour moves against 6 percent stamp duty on tenancy, lease

Organised labour has rejected recent order by the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, to property owners and their agents to charge 6 percent Stamp Duty on all tenancy and lease agreements enter into with all leases and remit to the service.

TUC: We didn’t collect money from Cross River governor to boycott strike action

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, Cross River Council disclosed that Gov Ben Ayade never gave them money but they pulled out of the strike based on principle and collective conviction.

‎Eid el-Fitr‎: TUC calls for sober reflection

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has urged Muslim faithful to have a sober reflection because of the challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Workers Day: TUC calls for rebuilding of economy to avoid recession

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has called on governments at all levels, employers and workers to collaborate in reorganising the economy to avoid a loom­ing recession.
Despite disapproval from some Nigerians and health workers’ groups, Chinese medical equipment and personnel have arrived the country to assist the government tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus: Chinese doctors, equipment arrive Nigeria

Despite disapproval from some Nigerians and health workers’ groups, Chinese medical equipment and personnel have arrived the country to assist the government tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

Minimum wage: TUC silent as ultimatum expires

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria on Sunday declined to speak on its planned nationwide strike to protest the failure of some states to implement the new minimum wage.

Imo governorship election enough for INEC chairman to resign – APC chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Peter Esele, said on Friday that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, should take all the blames for the verdict of the Supreme Court on the Imo governorship election.
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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.

TUC urges federal government to conclude discussion on new minimum wage

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has urged the Federal Government to urgently conclude discussion on the new minimum wage and commence implementation across board.

NLC, TUC call for immediate lifting of 56-year US economic embargo on Cuba

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), the Cuban Ambassador to Nigeria, Carlos Sosa, and other civil society and women groups on Monday demanded the immediate lifting of the 56-year old American economic embargo, placed on the Republic of Cuba.

TUC urges federal government pay more attention to workers’ welfare, security

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) in Bayelsa, has urged the federal and state governments to pay more attention to workers’ well-being and security in the efforts to build a stronger nation.

TUC rejects federal government circular on minimum wage implementation

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has accused the federal government of betrayal of trust over implementation of the new national minimum wage.

TUC urges President Buhari to include more women in cabinet

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) wants President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the implementation of the 35 percent affirmative action of women representation in his appointment of Ministers, Chief Executive Officers (CEO’s) of MDAs, and other Principal Officers in the formation of his Cabinet

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