Work/ Labor

2009 Annual Survey of Trade Union Violations

  • Posted on: 11 June 2009
  • By: pirate

As you open this year's Annual Survey of Trade Union Violations, you may
be thinking of the terrifying impact of the global financial and economic
crisis which hit millions of working women and men around the world in
both industrialised and developing countries in 2008.


Nigeria: One Dead, Several Injured As Ajaokuta Steel Workers Protest

  • Posted on: 2 June 2009
  • By: pirate

All June 3, 2009

Ajaokuta (kogi) — ONE person was feared dead and several others
wounded, yesterday, in Ajaokuta when aggrieved workers of the
multi-billion Naira Ajaokuta Steel Company (ASCL) took to the major
road in a violent protest over non-payment of their outstanding wages.

The ASL workers protest is coming barely a month after members of
the House of Representatives Commitee on Steel undertook a working tour
to the complex.