NLC Shuts Down MTN Office In Cross River State


The Nigeria Labour Congress ( NLC ) on Tuesday picketed the offices of the telecommunications giant, MTN Nigeria , in Cross River State over anti – labour practices.

The action which has become a nationwide activities have seen some of its offices shutdown in Lagos, OYO, Enugu, Kano and other parts of the country.

The NLC President , Ayuba Wabba, described MTN as the worst employer , saying the firm has violated all labour laws in the country .

Wabba , who stated that the telecoms firm has almost 100 per cent of its workforce as casual workers , said the firm had refused the right of workers to freedom of association and freedom of workers to collectively bargain their condition of service as enshrined in International Labour Organisation ( ILO ) convention .

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