Shelve Your Planned Warning Strike, Labour Minister Tells NLC

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Nwabueze Ngige has called on the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to rescind its decision to embark on a warning strike over the

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Labour Minister Warns Construction Firms Against Violation Of Safety, Health Regulations

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has said that the ministry would no longer tolerate the violation of legislations on Industrial Safety and Health by construction companies

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Domestic workers should have the right to rest – ILO

[M]ore than half of domestic workers worldwide still do not have any legal right to weekly limits on working hours. The International Labour Organization (ILO) is now advocating to ensure

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Labour Minister Woos United Arab Emirates On Skills Export

By Yabagi Mohammed [B]uilding on the recent visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the United Arab Emirates, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr. Chris Ngige has urged the United

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340,000 workers die annually over inadequate water supply, sanitation – ILO

Over 340,000 workers die every year because of inadequate water supply and sanitation, the International Labour Organisation, said on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion of the celebration of World Water

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Cooperative Development Critical To Job Creation – Labour Minister

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has advocated the use of cooperative and similar enterprises for job creation and youths’ empowerment in the country. Speaking at a

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90% of domestic workers excluded from social protection – ILO

About 60 million of the world’s 67 million domestic workers still do not have access to any kind of social security coverage, says a new ILO study entitled “Social protection

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Large gender gaps still exist in global labour market – ILO

Despite some modest gains in some regions in the world, millions of women are losing ground in their quest for equality in the world of work, according to a new

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Labour Ministry Mourns Ocholi

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr. Chris Ngige has declared Monday, March 7, 2016 a mourning day in the ministry and its agencies as a mark of honour for

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Vocational Skills Acquisition Programme Will Be Utilized For Job Creation – Labour Minister

By Nanzing Tao [T]he Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Nigige has said that the vocational skills acquisition programme of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) would be maximally

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