Trade Unionism

Workers Shut Down This Day

Demand payment of 8months wages by Nnamdi Ikeagu Non-payment of salaries has not been limited to the public sector. And workers affected by this wicked development...

NLC holds 2015 Rain School

by Victor Hanson The 13th Nigeria Labour Congress Rain School was held at the Workers’ Solidarity Centre, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on August 3-7. The...

Psychiatric Hospital Workers Suspend Seven Week Strike

by Segun Ogun Workers at the Federal Neuro-psychiatric Hospital, Yaba, suspended their seven week strike at the end of July. They had started the strike...

JOHESU Says NO to Privatisation

• Rejects profit-driven reform of health sector • Decry neglect of the Vaccine Production Labs by Baba Aye The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) recently condemned the planned...

Local Government Workers Strike in Kwara

by Todun Jagun 20,000 workers across the 16 Local Government Councils in Kwara state organised an indefinite strike in mid-July, which was called off after...
Com Adewale Adeyanju, MWUN President

Temporary Victory in the Docks

Strike threat wins wages payment by Nnamdi Ikeagu The Nigeria Ports Authority agreed to pay the backlog of wages owed to the dockworkers, particularly tally clerks...

FIWON Against Walmart in Nigeria

The Federation of Informal Workers Organisations in Nigeria (FIWON) has spoken out against Walmart’s plans to establish retail outlets in Nigeria. In an open...

Workers struggle and solidarity deepens in Edo State

Two weeks after he unceremoniously ended the contracts of 10,000 Youth Employment Scheme (YES) workers, Adams Oshiomole, Governor of Edo State called on the...

FIGHT UNTIL SALARIES ARE PAID!

No Retreat No Surrender Salaries of workers in 18 states have been owed in some cases for up to 7months. These states are: Abia, Akwa...

Osun Workers Protest Non-payment of Wages

Organise demonstrations and “go slow” strike; government promotes faction by Segun Ogun Thousands of workers in Osun State demonstrated at Osogbo, the state capital on March...

Public Sector Workers Short-changed With “notional” promotions

by James Black Uyi Today, nearly all public sector workers are heavily short changed by the government, their employer. The fraud by government runs into...

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Nigerian workers, minimum wage and capitalism

The amount determined as a minimum wage has political, economic and social importance. Minimum wages are not simply products of negotiation. There are many...

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