The TUC has enjoyed long-standing relations with the trade union movement in Nigeria and helped mobilise international support for the struggle against dictatorship, spearheaded by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), during the country’s transition to democracy in the 1990s. We have supported the NLC in its recent campaign against attempts to erode trade union and human rights. The NLC and the TUC are currently collaborating in a project designed to enhance the role of women in trade union activities.
Find out more about the NLC [www.nlcng.org]
The most recent documents available on this subject are:HIV – lessons from the shop floor
To mark World AIDS Day, the TUC held a seminar on Monday 3 December bringing together Nigerian trade unionist Maureen Onyia and international trade union and AIDS campaign speakers to talk about what can be done to promote workplace solutions. TUC As...PDF version available for download
TUC Assistant General Secretary Kay Carberry addressed the TUC World AIDS Day event on 3 December, about the role of unions and workplace action against HIV/AIDS.PDF version available for download
IDM - Monthly newsletter reporting international development matters and issues affecting trade unionists around the world.PDF version available for download
Voluntary Counseling Confidential Testing (VCCT) organized under the NLC-TUC workplace initiative has proved popular among workers in the Federal Capital Territory in Nigeria where HIV prevalence is considered to be third highest in the country.
The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Nigeria Trades Union Congress have suspended industrial action following the Federal Government's decision to reduce the price of petrol from N141 to N97 and agree to some other demands.PDF version available for download
At the end of the second day of the Nigerian General Strike, NLC Acting General Secretary Owei Lakemfa and TUC Secretary General John Kolawole write about the horrific attacks on protesters and strikers.PDF version available for download
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