Reps to criminalize and prohibit casualization of workers after six months

The House of Representatives has passed for second reading, A bill that intends to criminalize and prohibit casualization of workers after six months of employment. Reps.
The Bill for an Act to amend the Labour Act, Cap. L1, LFN, 2004 to prohibit and criminalize casualization of workers after six months of engagement by employers in Nigeria, outsourcing employment in core areas of operation sponsored by Hon. Tasir Olawale Raji scaled second reading. Hon. Tasir Raji representing Epe Federal Constituency, Lagos state said the act of casualization of workers after working for a period of time is oppression against the people.
He stated that this trend is solely meant to maximize profits for the organizations without consideration of the staff, is most popular amongst commercial banks and oil companies. Contributing to the bill, Hon. Adejoro Adeogun representing Akoko South East/South West Ogun state, said the Labour Act must be amended to make it impossible for companies to not take advantage of workers. Casualization of workers is another source of apartheid, he added.
The House also intends to put penalties and fines for offenders. The bill was unanimously scaled second reading, as all member supported the bill. Casualization is a term used in Nigeria to describe work arrangements that are characterized by bad work conditions like job insecurity, low wages, and lack of employment benefits that accrue to regular employees as well as the right to organize and collectively bargain. Reps.
The House of Representatives has passed for second reading, A bill that intends to criminalize and prohibit casualization of workers after six months of employment.
The Bill for an Act to amend the Labour Act, Cap. L1, LFN, 2004 to prohibit and criminalize casualization of workers after six months of engagement by employers in Nigeria, outsourcing employment in core areas of operation sponsored by Hon. Tasir Olawale Raji scaled second reading. Hon. Tasir Raji representing Epe Federal Constituency, Lagos state said the act of casualization of workers after working for a period of time is oppression against the people.

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