The minister, however, asked NASU and SSANU to give the government three months so that it will forward a supplementary budget. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said any move by the unions in the University to go ahead with the planned strike will contravene ILO Statute on Social Dialogue and Principles at work.
Farmers in India began strike actions on Tuesday to protest against new farming laws which they say would deny them guaranteed earnings from their produce.
Niger State branch of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have instructed their members to embark on an indefinite strike effectively, 12 midnight Tuesday, December 1, 2020.
The Akure chapter of the union asked the FG to ban politicians from sending their kids abroad for educationThe union also wants the Nigerian government to compel political leaders from going abroad for medical treatment. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has tabled new requests before the federal government as the union’s strike enters the eighth month.
Ayuba Wabba, the NLC president justified the stand by lecturers on the strike. Wabba stated that public universities would resume if the issues raised by the academic union are resolved.The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has said the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has not called off its strike because some issues raised by the union have not been attended to.
Oil workers under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria were ordered by the association to vacate their duty posts. It was, however, gathered on Monday evening that the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment reached out to the oil workers and invited the association’s leaders to a meeting in Abuja. The order was issued in a letter, dated November 8, 2020, and signed by the General Secretary, PENGASSAN, Lumumba Okugbawa, which was also copied to the Central Working Committee…
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Thursday, called on the federal government to avert a looming indefinite strike which Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) may embark upon if their outstanding salaries occasioned by industrial dispute in 2018 are not paid.