Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) against removal of Labour from Exclusive Legislative List.

Written by on February 8, 2022

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it will strongly advocate against removing Labour from the Exclusive Legislative List.

NLC President Ayuba Wabba said this in a statement entitled; Labour on the Legislative Exclusive List, on Tuesday in Abuja.

He noted that labour issues were presently domiciled in the Second Schedule, Legislative Powers, Part 1, Exclusive list, Item 34.

According to him, labour, including trade unions, industrial relations; conditions, safety and welfare of labour; industrial disputes; prescribing a national minimum wage for the federation or any part thereof; and industrial arbitration.

Wabba while explaining how it came to be on the Exclusive list, noted that the nation states legislations on Labour drives substantially from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) conventions, protocols and recommendations and other instruments domesticated through the Acts of parliament.

Amen J Kantiyok

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