2 edition of Trade unions and the democratic process in Nigeria found in the catalog.
Trade unions and the democratic process in Nigeria
|Statement||edited by O. Sokunbi, O. Jeminiwa, F.B. Onaeko.|
|Contributions||Sokunbi, O., Jeminiwa, O., Onaeko, F. B., Onaeko, F. B.|
|LC Classifications||HD6885.5 .T73 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 178 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||178|
|LC Control Number||00271190|
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() in his piece, “Trade Unions and Democratic Option in Nigeria”, stated that: “trade unions do mobilise workers without the fear of being molested, much unlike the situation during preceding military era.
From the time full democracy was reinstalled, hardly are union leaders arrested as a result of strikes or industrial disputes. The chapter discusses the extent to which fragmentation in the democratic process in Nigeria has impacted on employee participation and Trade unions and the democratic process in Nigeria book particular the roles of all the instructional settings in the country.
Keywords: Nigeria; Democracy; Employee Participation; Trade unions; Employer Association: Year: Book titleAuthor: John Opute. This book explores the changing role of trade unions as products of, and agents for, democracy.
Despite conventionally being portrayed as politically marginalised and in terminal decline, trade unions continue to represent a significant component of society within most industrialised countries and have demonstrated a capacity for revival and Trade unions and the democratic process in Nigeria book in the face of difficult corcumstances.
Some of the aims and objectives of trade unions in Nigeria according to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) which is the umbrella body of all trade unions in Nigeria are as follows: 1. To continually promote, defend and advance the economic, political and social well – being of Nigerian workers.
Trade unions play a leading role in civil society. South Africa, Uganda Ghana, South Africa Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung International Trade Union Cooperation Brieﬁ ng Papers N° 3 / Unions in Zimbabwe are a case in point.
Although instrumental in the formation in of the oppo-sitional Movement for Democratic Change (MDC),File Size: KB. Trade Unions and Democracy explores the role of trade unions as products of, and agents for, democracy. As civil society agents, unions may promote democracy within the wider society, especially in the case of authoritarian regimes or other rigid political systems, by acting as watchdogs and protecting hard-won democratic gains.
TRADE UNIONS LAWS IN NIGERIA UNDER THE Trade Unions Act * Uzor Anozie-ayoka, Trade unions and the democratic process in Nigeria book. INTRODUCTION The doctrine of unionism has been in existence from time immemorial. It has been functioning in various fields of human endeavour, including professional bodies, artisans and.
The central trade union in the country was the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), which was Trade unions and the democratic process in Nigeria book in as the umbrella trade union and recognized by Decree Number 44 of as the sole representative of all trade unions in the country (see Labor Unions, ch.
Finally on Novem23 unions met. The outcome was the formation of the Federated Trade Unions of Nigeria (FTUN) under which public and private sector workers were brought together. Eduard Bernstein in his book "evolutionary socialism" claimed that a. the only hope for the workers was a violent revolution b.
socialism could best be achieved through the democratic process c. unions should bargain with employers and avoid politics d. the poor were too ignorant to be allowed to vote. Trade Union is an association formed to regulate the terms and conditions of employment of workers.
Before when trade union ordinance ushered in formal trade Trade unions and the democratic process in Nigeria book activities, what looked like trade unions were in Nigeria in form of trade associations, craft and professional trade association called African Guilds and Craft Association.
Trade Unions have become an integral part of many professional bodies across the world. In Nigeria, workers have various unions which serve as the mouthpiece of members within the profession.
The role of trade unions in Nigerian industrial relations Volume 1 of Malthouse overseas monographs Issue 1 of Nigeria, industrial relations, Dafe Otobo Malthouse Overseas monographs: Nigeria, Industrial relations: Author: Dafe Otobo: Publisher: Malthouse Press, ISBN: X, Length: 70 pages: Subjects.
Aims and Objectives. The fundamental aims and objective of Congress are to protect, defend and promote the rights, well-being and the interests of all workers, pensioners and the trade unions; to promote and defend a Nigerian nation that would be just, democratic, transparent and prosperous and to advance the cause of the working class generally through the attainment of the.
particularly against the backdrop of persistent struggles between trade unions and the state, or its agents. The paper therefore, contends that a study of industrial relations trends in Nigeria will give primacy to the dialectics between trade union and the state.
Keywords: State, Trade Unions, Industrial Relations, Dialectics. INTRODUCTIONFile Size: KB. Trade Unions and Democracy explores the role of trade unions as products of, and agents for, democracy.
As civil society agents, unions may promote democracy within the wider society, especially in the case of authoritarian regimes or other rigid political systems, by acting as watchdogs and protecting hard-won democratic : $ Pressure Groups and Democratic Process in Nigeria () organized labour has had cause to participate in party politics, particularly with its affiliation to the National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons (NCNC) in The outcome of this affiliation was the success of the general strike of Abstract.
Observers watched with fascination the outbreaks of protests, demonstrations, and demands for political liberalization and democracy in Africa in –Discussions immediately sought to identify the crucial sources for this unprecedented upsurge in democratic sentiment and protests.
Africa’s political landscape was decorated with decaying one-party systems, personal autocracies Cited by: 3. Carefully analyzing the changes that characterize workers' political orientations, this study considers the results of a survey of the political attitudes of members of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) undertaken prior to South Africa's third democratic general election in Key issues--such as internal union and parliamentary democracy, black empowerment, and the /5(3).
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) was also led by Comrade Peter Esele who was ﬁrst elected in at the Triennial National Delegates Conference held at Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. He was re-elected for a second term during the 8th Triennial National Delegates Conference held in Benin on the 19 th day of March, THE LEGAL IMPLICATION OF NON-REGISTRATION OF A TRADE UNION * Lesotho Law Journal () Vol.
13 Nos.1 & 2, p. - A registered trade union is a legal person and the birth and death of legal persons are determined not by nature but by law. They come into existence at the will of the law, and they endure during its pleasure 1 INTRODUCTION:File Size: KB.
In turn, foreign aid has increasingly been linked to a set of prescriptions for changes in both economic and political policies pursued by African governments.
The so-called new world order also has had significant effects on African governments. As the influence and interest of the Soviet Union in Africa. trade unions affiliated to the Trades Union Congress or are considered by the NEC to be bona fide trade unions B.
co-operative societies C. socialist societies D. other organisations which, in the opinion of the NEC, have interests consistent with those of the Party. Each affiliated organisation must. The rights of trade unions in Nigeria include the rights to: (a) negotiate the terms and conditions of employment with employers on behalf of employees who are members of the trade union; (b) embark on an industrial strike action; and (c) engage in peaceful picketing.
Are there any rules governing a trade union’s right to take industrial. A trade union (or a labor union in the U.S.) is an association of workers forming a legal unit or legal personhood, usually called a "bargaining unit", which acts as bargaining agent and legal representative for a unit of employees in all matters of law or right arising from or in the administration of a collective agreement.
Labour unions typically fund the formal organization, head office, and legal team. THE ROLE OF NIGERIA LABOUR UNION IN DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION IN NIGERIA ABSTRACT This research work is centre on “The Role of Nigeria Labour Union in Democratic Consolidation in Nigeria’’ A case study of Nigeria Labour Congress, Kogi State Chapter.
The major objectives of the work is to examine how the weakness of trade union in Nigeria constitutes other. Union democracy. Union democracy is a term referring to the governance of trade unions, in terms of the quality of election procedures at ensuring the executives of a union most accurately represent the interests of the members.
When the law on trade union freedom (Law no. 23/91) was passed, it permitted trade union associations to become legal entities without being affiliated to a trade union federation. Certain trade union leaders claimed functional autonomy.
Inthree trade unions declared their independence from OTM (Organization of Workers ofFile Size: KB. Civil Society is needed even in an authoritarian system because it can help the process of overthrow of the authoritarian regime and replace it with a democratic system.
The Civil Society, particularly the Bar Association of Pakistan, played a key role in to compel General Parvez Musharraf to accept the demand for holding democratic and. extent, trade unions have played significant role in this transformation.
Furthermore, in most developing countries, government is the largest employer of labour with private individuals employing a minimal proportion of the working class (Okene, ). In Nigeria, trade unions have become. The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) are the central trade union organisation for the thirty six (36) industrial unions in the country and therefore provides a common platform for its affiliates.
Itis a symbol of unity and strength of the country’s trade union. Form an organizing committee. Whether you are working with the assistance of a union organizer from a pre-existing union or trying to start an independent union, start by assembling an organizing committee.
Committee members should be prepared to do research the benefits of unionization and to educate and persuade their co-workers to support 72%(30).
Then, he invited Latin American trade union leaders of the telephonic, telegraphic and postal services to the CWA formation center, in Front Royal, for a three-month seminar on “democratic trade.
NO fewer than 25 industrial unions from Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, and others without affiliation to either NLC or TUC, yesterday in Lagos announced the. forces within the countries that contributed to the democratisation process. As Kraus (b) has pointed out: ‘The existing literature on the causes of democratization in Africa and assessments of democratic life under the new regimes tend to ignore entirely the significance of trade unions and other collective actors.
The government of British trade unions: a study of apathy and the democratic process in the Transport and General Workers Union. [Joseph Goldstein] "Most of the material on which this book is based was approved by the University of London for the award of the Ph. degree in ". They are many trade unions or federations of trade unions.
24 is the most but COSATU. important and the largest federation in the country. A study may be conducted on the political involvement of each trade union or federation of trade unions in South Africa. 25 The relationship between trade unionism and politics in South Africa reminds us of.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) may have taken its campaign for the withdrawal of the labour bill to the international community as it had requested the International trade union centers to. Southern Africa's trade unions often have to articulate the aspirations not only of industrialised workers but also of the poor in general.
As an organised force with a significant social base, trade unions play an important role beyond the workplace. However, the process of. Information and Communication Technologies, Democracy, and Human Rights in Nigeria: /ch The unprecedented impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) on nearly every facet of human endeavour has continued to attract individual andCited by: 1.
Jeremy Corbyn and the trade unions go to pdf over Trident. He needs to go through the same pdf process that arrived at that policy in the first place." He added: "If anybody thinks that unions like the GMB are going to go quietly into the night while tens of thousands of our members' jobs are literally Swaneed away by rhetoric, then.trade unions reach out to their allies in ‘civil society’ and the informal economy.
To what extent are unions in Nigeria and South Africa able to take advantage of the crisis to push for a re-orientation of government policy and generate the institutions that they believe.The EU-U.S. partnership has prospered for more than six decades, constructed on a solid foundation of ebook values, including a commitment to the rule of law, the democratic process, free enterprise, respect for human rights, and alleviating poverty.
These shared values, combined with the deeply interdependent and interconnected transatlantic.