Unfavourable labour policies and workers’ rights

According to labour experts, unfavourable labour policies are threats to workers’ rights. Such policies also contradict the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Act on workers’ rights, TOBA AGBOOLA reports.

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention on Workers’ Rights is clear on the need for workers to work under favourable and conducive environment.

The ILO also went a notch higher, identifying eight fundamental conventions to support its position. The eight conventions include freedom of association, collective bargaining, elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour and equal remuneration, among others.

However, labour experts argue that these rights are observed only in the breach by most employers of labour in Nigeria.

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