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Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

The Nigeria Labour Congress [NLC] was formally constituted as the only national federation of trade unions in the country in 1978. Before then, four labour centres existed. These are Nigeria Trade Union Congress [NTUC], Labour Unity Front [LUF], United Labour Congress [ULC] and Nigeria Workers Council [NWC]. The emergence of the NLC ended decades of rivalry and rancour involving the four centres and unions affiliated to them. The unions, numbering over 1,000 were also restructured into 42 industrial unions.

NLC HISTORY

The Nigeria Labour Congress [NLC] was formally constituted as the only national federation of trade unions in the country in 1978. Before then, four labour centres existed.

SOLIDARITY

In Solidarity (as of a group of unions) which produces or is based on unities of interests, objectives, standards, and sympathies. It refers to the ties in a society that bind people together as one.

PURPOSE

UNITY

MESSAGE FROM THE COMRADE PRESIDENT

NLC –  Solidarity Forever

We remain true to the same principles on which our organization was founded forty (40) years ago: Uniting the working people of Nigeria in the light of elite-driven identity politics, which has elevated regional, ethnic and religious considerations as the basis of political discourse and action.

Sign

Comrade Ayba P. Wabba / NLC President
Excellence
The worker aims to be the most dependable source of information and enlightenment of the working class in Nigeria. Our objective is to be the most reliable and faithful advocate of working class values, justice and equity.

The mission of the Nigeria Labour Congress is to organise, unionise and educate all categories of Nigerian workers; defend and advance the political, economic, social and cultural rights of Nigerian workers; emancipate and unite Nigerian workers and people from all forms of exploitation and discrimination; achieve gender justice in the work place and in NLC

The mission of the Nigeria Labour Congress is to organise, unionise and educate all categories of Nigerian workers; defend and advance the political, economic, social and cultural rights of Nigerian workers; emancipate and unite Nigerian workers and people from all forms of exploitation and discrimination; achieve gender justice in the work place and in NLC

The mission of the Nigeria Labour Congress is to organise, unionise and educate all categories of Nigerian workers; defend and advance the political, economic, social and cultural rights of Nigerian workers; emancipate and unite Nigerian workers and people from all forms of exploitation and discrimination; achieve gender justice in the work place and in NLC

OUR ISSUES AND FOCUS

JOB
PROTECTION

We are committed to ensuring the protection of jobs, full employment and humane working environment in Nigeria…

HEALTH AND
SAFETY AT WORK

Committed to providing a healthy and safe work environment for all employees in accordance with current medical standards, public health regulations…

INDUSTRIAL
RELATIONS

Promiting positive industrial relations practice in Nigeria, by strengthening collective bargaining in all sectors of Nigerian economy…

EDUCATION

To continually promote workers education, principally for developing their trade union and social consciousness…

GENDER
EQUALITY

Campaining for affirmative action to increase women participation in decision making at the highest level…

LEGISLATIVE

Influencing government policies and legislation on all issues at all levels, in the interest of workers…

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