October 23



October 22

  • Africa: Migrant Domestic Workers Get Scant Protection in UAE [press release]

    HRW

    Migrant domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are beaten, exploited, and trapped in forced labor situations, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The... Read more »

  • Nigeria: FG Uncovers 60,000 Ghost Workers

    Leadership

    The federal government has uncovered a total of 60,000 ghost workers in federal establishments across the country following the staff audit of the federal government ministries,... Read more »

  • Kenya: County Staff to Sign Performance Contracts

    The Star

    Nakuru government officials will be required to sign performance contracts, Governor Kinuthia Mbugua has said. Read more »

  • Zambia: Wage Freeze Demo Set for October 31

    Zambia Reports

    The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has set October 31 as the day for their nationwide protests over the wage freeze. Read more »

  • Liberia: JFK Health Workers On Strike - Again

    Observer

    As the Ebola threat lingers, health workers at Liberia's largest referral hospital, John F. Kennedy Medical Center, have gone on strike again. Read more »

  • Liberia: Mass Dismissal Threat Scares Lawmakers

    Observer

    The Civil Service Agency's proposal to "downsize" or reduce government's workforce in the wake of the Ebola crisis has sparked public concern, drawing comments from stakeholders... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: HSB Wants SADC Salaries for Local Doctors

    The Herald

    THE Health Services Board has recommended that treasury pays health workers salaries benchmarked against those prevailing in the SADC region. On average, doctors in the region earn... Read more »

  • South Sudan: Striking Teachers in Jonglei Reject 50 Percent Bonus

    Sudan Tribune

    Jonglei state employees, including striking teachers, will receive a 50 per cent housing allowance, according to the proposed 2014/15 budget. Teachers in the government-controlled... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 1,890 New Jets to Enter Nigeria, Global Markets Dec 2015

    Daily Trust

    Demand for large-cabin aircraft, the introduction of new models and increased buying among jet operators will create a strong business aviation market over the next decade,... Read more »

  • Gambia: GNOC Executive, Staff Resume Work

    Foroyaa

    Executive and staff of the Gambia National Olympic Committee have now resumed work at the Olympic House formerly closed by government. Read more »

  • Zambia: ZCTU to Stage Wage Freeze Demos

    Times of Zambia

    THE Zambia Congress of Trade Unions, (ZCTU) will hold countrywide demonstrations on October 31 against the wage freeze on the civil service in the proposed 2015 national Budget. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Law Union Appoints Alternative Director

    Daily Independent

    Law Union and Rock Insurance Plc has notified The Nigerian Stock Exchange that sequel to its Board of Directors' meeting held on Tuesday, 30th September 2014; it has approved the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nigeria Risks Losing Its Skilled Workforce - Udofia

    Daily Independent

    Aniebiet Udofia is the pioneer president of the Chartered Institute of Leadership, Nigeria. Now a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirant for the Ukanafun Constituency in Akwa Ibom... Read more »

  • Nigeria: National Assembly Empowers States to Fix Minimum Wage

    Daily Trust

    The National Assembly has removed wages from the Exclusive Legislative list in the constitution, effectively scrapping the N18,500 minimum wage. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Workers' Welfare - Has Labour Lost the Plot? [analysis]

    Daily Independent

    Labour Unions in modern day nation states have the prime objective of enhancing and protecting the social and economic welfare of the working class, who invariably constitute, by... Read more »

  • Sudan: West Darfur State Accepts Resignation of Six Doctors

    Radio Dabanga

    The Minister of Health of West Darfur state has accepted the resignation of six general practitioners. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Union Vows to Down Tools Over Casualisation

    Daily Independent

    The National Union of Civil Engineering Construction, Furniture and Wood Workers (NUCECFWW) has vowed to down tools without further notice as the 14-day ultimatum given to Chinese... Read more »

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