Category Archives: Labour Law

Picketing: Arik threatens legal action against unions

The new management of Arik Air has threatened to take every legal measure at its disposal to stop any illegal interference on its operations by aviation unions. Full story

Source: https://www.businessdayonline.com/picketing-arik-threatens-legal-action-unions/

Posted by Hussaini Ali March 24, 2017

Labour tackles FG over alleged plan to sack 3,500 workers

Organised labour under the aegis of Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has condemned alleged plan by the Federal Government to sack 3,500 public workers under the guise that their appointments were irregular and unauthorised. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/news/labour-tackles-fg-over-alleged-plan-to-sack-3500-workers/?utm_source=Guardian+Newsletter&utm_campaign=e23013b078-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b799d7d8ad-e23013b078-99238021

Posted by Hussaini Ali February 21, 2017

Nigeria: Reducing Workers’ Pay, Work Hours Illegal, Minister Tells Governors

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has warned state governors against reducing the remunerations and hours of work of workers. Full story

Source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201608240710.html

Posted by Hussaini Ali 25th August, 2016

Edo NUJ condemns sack of AIT/Raypower staff, threatens legal action

The Edo State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has condemned the sack of the staff of Daar Communications Plc working at its broadcast station in Benin. Full story

Source: http://dailypost.ng/2016/06/15/edo-nuj-condemns-sack-of-aitraypower-staff-threatens-legal-action/

Posted by Hussaini Ali 16th June, 2016

ILO to Provide Expertise for Nigeria to Review Labour Laws

International Labour Organisation, ILO, is to provide Nigeria with technical assistance to train factory inspectors and other professionals in the Ministry of Labour and Employment towards the attainment of decent work and sustainable development in the country. Full story

Source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201606100717.html

Posted by Hussaini Ali 11th June, 2016

Labour lauds Ngige for intervening in sack of bank workers, decries retrenchment

The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, has commended the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige and the National Assembly for their intervention in the recent retrenchment of workers in the banking sector. Full story

Source: http://dailypost.ng/2016/06/10/labour-lauds-ngige-for-intervening-in-sack-of-bank-workers-decries-retrenchment/?utm_source=DailyPost+Newsletter&utm_campaign=4633a0a716-Morning_headlines&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7c25dc3ce6-4633a0a716-227653609

FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES AND RIGHTS AT WORK

Reading List

Workshop Papers

  1. Adekunle, Deji (2010) Redundancy Rights and Unemployment Benefits. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Labour and Industrial Relations held at Nigerian Institute of      Advanced Legal Studies, University of Lagos Campus, Akoka.         Lagos. June 14 -17
  2. Adekunle, Deji (2010) Health and Safety of Workers in Nigeria: issues and challenges.     Paper presented at the International Workshop on Labour and Industrial Relations held at Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of   Lagos Campus, Akoka. Lagos. June 14 -17
  3. Owasanoye, Bolaji (2010) The Right to Strike. Paper presented at  theInternational Workshop on Labour and Industrial Relations held at Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of Lagos Campus, Akoka. Lagos. June 14 – 17

4.   Abugu, J. E.O. (2010) Contract of Employment and Employee’s     Rights. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Labour and Industrial Relations held at Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of Lagos Campus, Akoka. Lagos. June 14 –    17

Posted by Hussaini Ali 30th May, 2016