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Stakeholders step up battle against human trafficking, forced labour

AS the battle against human trafficking, forced and child labour in Nigeria heightens, stakeholders gathered in Lagos, to develop National Referral Mechanism, NRM, for victims for victims to regain their confidence and reintegrate into society through medical help, psychological support, legal assistance, shelter and everyday care, help with her/his migration status and in getting travel documents, protection from the trafficker etc.

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FG, PHCN face-off: Senior staff petition N-Assembly

AS the tension in the power sector and fear of a nationwide industrial action over the Federal Government deployment of armed soldiers to Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN’s, installations and unresolved labour issues ahead of government privatization of PHCN, Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies, SSAEAC, has petitioned Chairman of the Senate Committee on Power and his House of Representatives counterpart, stating its side in the quagmire.

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Construction industry faces imminent collapse – Labour

THE two unions in the nation’s construction industry; National Union of Civil Engineering Construction, Furniture and Wood Workers, NUCECFWW, and Construction and Civil Engineering Senior Staff Association, CCESSA, few days ago raised alarm over jobs insecurity, lamenting that no fewer than 100,000 workers had been sacked by Multi-National Corporations, MNCs, and indigenous contractors over government refusal to pay for completed and certified projects.

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