So far 20 Affiliate Unions of NLC Joined the Nationwide Strike…see details

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The organised unions directed their workers to comply with the NLC and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) directive to embark on the indefinite strike, which began on Monday midnight.


Recalling that the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the labour unions on Monday, November 13, 2023, in Abuja resolved to embark on the strike to protest the attack on the NLC President, Joe Ajaero, in Imo State.


Which was said to have generated from the development resulted from the Federal Government’s alleged failure to address issues affecting workers, such as the minimum wage, insecurity, corruption, and poor governance.


It is also noted that, the unions had made some demands, which the government had allegedly failed to address following the recent crisis in Imo that resulted in the assault of Ajaero and other members of the labour unions.


See some of the unions that have complied with the directives:


1. The Academic Staff Union of Universities.


2. The Senior Staff Associations of Nigerian Universities.


3. The College of Education Academic Staff Union.


4. The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics.


5. The National Union of Food Beverage and Tobacco Employees.


6. The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnics.


7. The Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria.


8. National Association of Academic Technologists.


9. National Union of Postal and Telecommunication Employees.


10. Nigeria Union Of Local Government Employees.


11. Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria.


12. Nigeria Union of Public Service Reportorial, Secretarial, Data Processors and Allied Workers.


13. National Union of Textile Garments and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria.


14. National Associations of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives.


15. National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees.


16. Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria.


17. The National Union of Electricity Employees.


18. Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria.


19. Nigeria Union of Railway Workers.


20. Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria.



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