Reducing workers’ pay, work hours illegal – FG

The Minister of Labour and Employment,
Chris Ngige, has warned state governors
 against reducing the remunerations and hours
 of work of workers.
In a statement issued by Samuel Olowokere,
 deputy director press

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World Employment and Social Outlook 2016

The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that the global youth unemployment rate is expected to reach 13.1 per cent in 2016 and remain at that level through to 2017 (up

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NLC demands sack of govt officials in Adamawa

Civil servants in Adamawa on
Tuesday staged a protest in front
of the Government House, Yola,
calling for the removal of three
government officials from office. The protesters, led by the state
chairman of the

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You must obey labour laws, Ngige tells banks

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige said the federal government would not tolerate flagrant disobedient of the country’s labour laws and regulations by banks and other financial

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Retrenchment: FG in talks with unions in banking sector

The federal government on Wednesday took a major step towards the resolution of the lingering retrenchment and other major labour issues in the banking and financial institutions with a crucial

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NLC calls for abolition of security vote, immunity

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called 
for the abolition of security vote for the
president and governors in the country.
The president of NLC, Ayuba Wabba, said on
Tuesday in Abuja that

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Strike: JOHESUN is not a registered entity, says Labour Minister

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has expressed concern over the legality of the planned industrial action by some unions under the umbrella of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU). Reacting

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NECA’s Reaction To Directive On Retrenchment Unpatriotic – Labour Minister

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has stated that the reaction of the Director General of the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (an umbrella body of employers), Mr. Segun

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Preserve environment to boost development, provide jobs – ILO

Illegal wildlife trade harms not only the environment, it risks jobs, development and livelihoods, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, on World Environment Day. This year, World Environment Day 2016 comes

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FG Directs Banks To Suspend Retrenchment

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Nwabueze Ngige has called for the immediate suspension of the ongoing retrenchment in the banking, insurance and financial sectors, pending the outcome

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