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MAY DAY: Poor wage, job losses top workers’ concerns

FOR Nigerian workers, the past one year was a year they will never forget in a hurry. It was a year of massive depreciation of workers’ purchasing power, job losses, unpaid salaries and other benefits and general high cost of living. So, ahead of May 1 Workers’ Day celebration, otherwise known as May Day, top of workers’ worries are poor wage, job losses, unemployment, insecurity.

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NLC, TUC, ULC at war over unions’ registration

THE crisis rocking the Labour movement in Nigeria, is fast assuming a dangerous dimension as Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and its Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, counterpart, for the second time in less than two months, have written the Minister of Labour and Employment over the new labour centre: the United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC. This time, they are contending that ULC and some unions seeking registration should not be registered to avert anarchy in the nation’s industrial relations system.

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