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ULC takes battle for registration to ILO

ONE of the takeaways for Nigerians at the just- concluded 107th session of the International Labour Conference, ILC, of the International Labour Organisation, ILO, in Geneva, Switzerland, was the revelation that the group petitioned the ILO ahead of the ILC over its non-registration by the Nigerian Government. 

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We lost over 20,000 members in 5 years — NUCFRLANMPE President

THE job losses in the country has continued unabated, worsening the already employment crisis confronting Nigeria. Among other challenges facing the sector, President of the National Union of Chemical Footwear, Rubber, Leather and Non-Metallic Products Employees, Comrade Olatunji Babatunde ‘Goke, in this interface with Labour Vanguard, said no fewer than 20,000 members have been lost in the last five years.

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Seafarers to continue receiving wages if held by pirates

Seafarers held captive as a result of an act of piracy or armed robbery against ships will continue to receive their wages and entitlements during their period of captivity under amendments  to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)  adopted by the Special Tripartite Committee  of the MLC, 2006 at a recent meeting at the International Labour Organisation, ILO, in Geneva.

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