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NLC, NECA Reject VAT Increase

  The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Thursday rejected any increase in Value Added Tax (VAT), as it pointed out that the planned increase in VAT would erode any benefit the increase in the national minimum wage would bring to workers and Nigerians. Describing it as insensitive, the congress advised …

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Xenophobia : These Attacks and Killings are Reprehensible But…. – NLC

  These Attacks and Killings are Reprehensible But…. We at the Nigeria Labour Congress condemn in strongest terms, the attacks on businesses and killings of Nigerians by South Africans in South Africa.These attacks and killings are beastly and unacceptable. The frequency and escalation of these attacks are not only reprehensible …

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NLC plans nationwide rallies, summit over insecurity

The Nigeria Labour Congress has expressed concern over rising cases of kidnapping, Boko Haram attacks, communal clashes and general national insecurity, saying it will convene a National Security Summit and hold national rallies over the challenge. The NLC also called for immediate implementation of the new minimum wage, saying that …

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Minimum wage implementation must start now, NLC demands

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) wants government at all levels to immediately commence the implementation of the new national minimum wage, saying government can no longer hide under protracted negotiation with workers on consequential adjustment to delay the implementation.   Rising from its National Executive Council meeting, the Congress expressed concern …

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AbdulRazaq locks out workers for late coming

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday locked out scores of civil servants outside the main gate of the old secretariat in Ilorin, the state capital, for late coming. The governor told them that late coming was unhelpful for government’s business in the 21st century. Many of the affected workers …

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Comrade Emmanuel Ubgoaja Appointed As NLC General Secretary

NOTIFICATION OF THE APPOINTMENT OF COMRADE EMMANUEL UBGOAJA AS THE NEW GENERAL SECRETARY OF THE NIGERIA LABOUR CONGRESS (NLC)                                                               …

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Labour seeks Buhari’s intervention over minimum wage

  Organised labour unions on Thursday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to help resolve the dispute over the N30,000 new minimum wage. The union and the federal government again failed to reach an agreement over the payment of the new minimum wage at a meeting in Abuja on Wednesday. However, both …

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IOCs get two weeks’ ultimatum to pay dockworkers Toba Agboola by Toba Agboola August 16, 2019

The Federal Government has given International Oil Companies (IOCs) a two-week ultimatum to pay outstanding debts to dockworkers employed by stevedoring contractors appointed by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). President-General of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) Comrade Adewale Adeyanju said the directive was issued at a meeting convened …

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NLC youth committee, seeks inclusion, urges FG to close unemployment gap

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Youth Committee, has called for inclusion of young persons in governance as a panacea for closing unemployment gaps in the country. Its Chairperson, Mr Victor Ekpo, made this call at an event to commemorate the 2019 International Youth Day, in partnership with ActionAid Nigeria, with the …

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Just In : NLC Youth Committee Celebrate the 2019 International Youth Day

The Nigeria Labour Congress Youth Commitee joined the rest of the world to celebrate the International youth Day with the theme; Promote Youth Employment; Ensure Economic Independence for the Young. Youths who graced the celebration were drawn from affiliate unions, civil society and the General Public. The NLC President ,Comrade …

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