Labour suspends proposed strike as FG holds electricity tariff hike

Labour suspends proposed strike as FG holds electricity tariff hike

The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress have suspended the strike scheduled to commence today (Monday). This development followed an agreement reached by the NLC with the Federal Government at a meeting which started at 8.30pm on Sunday and ended at 2:50am this morning. After exhaustive deliberations on the issues raised by the labour centres, the meeting agreed…

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FG to meet NLC, TUC, others on Saturday over strike actions

FG to meet NLC, TUC, others over on Saturday over strike

The Federal Government has scheduled a special meeting with representatives of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress (TUC), their affiliates as well as members of Civil Society Organisations as one of the ways to end incessant strike by workers. The Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, disclosed this in an interview with State House correspondents after a meeting…

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Rivers govt warns workers on strike, cites pending court case

Rivers govt warns workers on strike, cites pending court case

The Rivers State government has told members of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the state workers that they were forbidden by court order to embark on strike. The state government said, the members of the two labour unions in the state could only embark on the industrial Action when a pending court order on the…

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Electricity workers issue 14-day strike ultimatum

Electricity workers issue 14-day strike ultimatum

Electricity workers, on the platform of National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE, have given a 14-day ultimatum to the management of Egbin Power over alleged continued detention of their colleagues since March 27,  or face industrial unrest. NUEE, in letter dated July 2 by its General Secretary, Joe Ajaero, said “the union had received another distress call emanating from our…

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We didn’t collect money from Ayade ― TUC

We didn’t collect money from Ayade ― TUC

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. They stated their decision not to participate in the industrial action during a press briefing in Calabar. Read also: Judge says Johnny Depp’s libel case in UK can…

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