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Minimum Wage: Strike Suspended As Govt Endorses N30,000

Minimum Wage: Strike Suspended As Govt Endorses N30,000

The federal government, following a protracted negotiation, has agreed to pay the N30,000 earlier agreed at the tripartite committee meeting chaired by Amma Pepple.  The agreement reached late Monday has softened the hard stance by government which got an injunction restraining labour from embarking on the strike planned strike. Therefore the initial stand of the

Teachers Commence Strike in Abuja

Primary and Secondary school pupils in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, were on Monday sent home following an indefinite action embarked on by members of the Nigeria Union of Teachers. The union went on strike over some policies adopted by the FCT administration that were not favourable to teachers. The chairman, FCT Wing of NUT,

Oyo, Osun Workers Embark on Strike

As the economic hardship caused by unpaid salaries bites harder, labour unions in Oyo and Osun states have directed their members to embark on an indefinite strike action in order to press home demands for the payment of owed salary arrears. Jacob Adekomi, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Osun State, while addressing a news conference in

Yaba Psychiatric Hospital Workers Commence Strike

Disturbed by Federal Government’s alleged refusal to pay five year promotion arrears to health professionals working at the Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital Yaba, Lagos, health workers under the aegis of the Joint Health Sectors Union, JOHESU, Yaba branch, commenced a seven day warning strike on Wednesday,to press home their demands. The health workers have also


NAFDAC Health Workers Suspend Strike

Health workers at the National Agency For Food and Drug Administration and Control have suspended their 14-day-old nationwide strike. Comrade Stephen Ibe, Chairman, Medical Health Workers Union, Federal Area Council, at a rally at the agency’s office in Lagos, said the union would renew the strike if the Federal Government does not fulfill its own


Research Institutions’ Unions Threaten Strike

Research and Allied Institutions’ workers have threatened to embark on a strike action if the Federal Government fails to implement the agreement it reached with the unions in January 2011. The leaders of the organized unions of research workers’ addressed a joint press conference to decry the neglect of the workers and the non-payment of

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