ILO and the International Labour Standards Setting: A Case of Nigeria Labour Acts
Journal of Human Resource Management
Volume 1, Issue 1, June 2013, Pages: 15-20
Received: May 11, 2013; Published: Jun. 10, 2013
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Genty Kabiru Ishola, Department of Industrial Relations & Public Administration, Faculty of Management Sciences, Lagos State University, Ojo-Lagos, Nigeria
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Abstract
This study examines how International Labour Organisation set-up a labour conventions and the role Nigeria government play in using these conventions to create National Labour Acts. The idea was critically investigated to measure the effect of such labour standards in Nigeria that adopted the convention, while the weakness on the part of Ministry of Labour, Employment and Productivity was also ascertained in order to ensure proper compliance. The study makes use of secondary information as a means of gathering data while discourse content analysis was used to develop a concluding remarks on the subject matter. It was revealed from the study that the convention enforcements are weak, if not totally non-existence. Thus, the supervisory bodies of ILO must work tirelessly to ensure vivid implementation of ratified conventions, failure to comply by the member states should called for stiff penalty.
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Labour Standard, Nigeria, ILO, Labour Acts and Conventions
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Genty Kabiru Ishola, ILO and the International Labour Standards Setting: A Case of Nigeria Labour Acts, Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2013, pp. 15-20. doi: 10.11648/j.jhrm.20130101.13
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