Tag: Workers

Kwara Government Clears The Air on Aviation College’s Leave-Without-Pay Directive to Workers

Henry Solomon- April 28, 2020

The Kwara Government on Tuesday,  said it had reversed the state’s Aviation College’s leave-without-pay directive to workers. Hajiya Sa’adatu Modibbo-Kawu, Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science ... Read More

Britain’s Plan to Raise Minimum Wage Endorsed by Review

Henry Solomon- November 4, 2019

Britain’s plan to raise the minimum wage to two-thirds of median earnings, taking it to 10.50 pounds (13.58 dollars) an hour, was endorsed by an ... Read More

Workers Call for a Speedy Implementation of The New National Minimum Wage

Henry Solomon- March 20, 2019

Civil servants in Kano State have urged the Federal Government to ensure the speedy implementation of the new national minimum wage. Some of the workers ... Read More

Adamawa Assembly Okays N5b Loan to Pay LG Salary Arrears

Henry Solomon- November 14, 2018

Adamawa House of Assembly on Wednesday granted approval to Gov. Muhammadu Bindow’s request to source for N5 billion loan from UBA Plc to pay salary ... Read More

Google workers protest against office harassment, inequality

admin- November 1, 2018

Google workers protest against office harassment, inequality Hundreds of Google employees and contractors in Asia staged brief midday walkouts on Thursday, with thousands more expected ... Read More

Aremu Backs Organised Labour Struggle For Living Wage

Abdul Jimoh- September 26, 2018

The General Secretary, Textile and Garment Workers Union, Issa Aremu, on Tuesday backed the decision of the Organised Labour to proceed on strike over new ... Read More

DELSU Suspends Controversial Duty Register

Henry Solomon- August 15, 2018

The Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, has temporarily suspended implementation of the controversial duty register it recently introduced for its staff. The institution’s Registrar, Mr. ... Read More

PenCom Sheds More Light on Voluntary Contributions Circular

Henry Solomon- August 9, 2018

The National Pension Commission (PenCom), on Thursday said the circular on Voluntary Contributions (VCs) it recently issued was to curb the high rate of incessant ... Read More

Kano Govt. Dispatches Health Officials to Bebeji in The Wake of Cholera Outbreak

Henry Solomon- August 6, 2018

The Kano State Government has dispatched a team of health personnel to Bebeji Local Government Area of the state where an outbreak of suspected cholera ... Read More

Stop Promoting Unfair Labour Practices, Chris Ngige Warns Contractors, Firms

Henry Solomon- July 10, 2018

The Federal Government has warned contractors and firms promoting unfair labour practices in the oil and gas sector of the country to desist. Sen. Chris ... Read More

NLC Storm MTN Office in Bayelsa, Condemns Engaging of Casual Workers

Henry Solomon- July 9, 2018

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday, picketed the office of telecommunications giant, MTN in Bayelsa for allegedly engaging casual workers and denying them their ... Read More

Edo Govt. moves to clear salary arrears in LGs

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 31, 2018

The Edo Government on Wednesday said it had put modalities in place to clear the salary arrears owed by the immediate past Local Government administrations ... Read More

House is Ever Ready for Bill on Minimum Wage to Better Workers Life – Dogara

Tanimu- May 1, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has reiterated the desire of the House to provide a better life for ... Read More

PTAD Adds 7,969 Civil Service Pensioners on Payroll

Henry Solomon- April 28, 2018

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has added 7,969 Civil Service Pensioners to its payroll to receive regular monthly pension payments. According to a statement ... Read More

Medical Practitioner Proffers Solution to Strikes in the health sector

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 22, 2018

An Abuja-based medical practitioner, Dr. Patrick Ezie, has called on the Federal Government to adopt proactive strategies to prevent incessant strikes in the health sector. ... Read More

Nigerian Embassy in Washington Okays Sack of Workers

Henry Solomon- April 4, 2018

The Nigerian Embassy in Washington, DC, has said that the recent disengagement of some workers at the embassy followed due process. Senior officials at the ... Read More

NAPTIP Sheds Light on Media Publications on Recruitment

Henry Solomon- March 27, 2018

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has cautioned Nigerians to disregard the online publications purporting that it is currently recruiting ... Read More

Saudi Arabia Working Towards Gender Equal Salaries

Henry Solomon- March 19, 2018

The authorities of Saudi Arabia are working on legislation that will equalize women’s salaries with men’s salaries, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said. “We are ... Read More

Pay Outstanding Salaries to Workers before Christmas, President Buhari Directs Governors

Henry Solomon- November 28, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed state governments to ensure payment of outstanding workers’ salaries in their various states, to enable workers to “smile to banks”, ... Read More

Labour Leaders Task FG On Decent Jobs, Fair Wages

Henry Solomon- October 11, 2017

Labour leaders on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to formulate more policies that would ensure decent jobs to reduce agitation by workers. The leaders ... Read More