Governments should invest more in infrastructure and wages: ILO

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Sewing machine operators work at the “Multiwear” Factory at Sonapi Industrial Park, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Governments need to invest in infrastructure and increase wages, according to the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Minimum wages are going down in many European countries, while in others such as Brazil and China they have been consistently increasing.

Sandra Polaski the ILO's Deputy Director-General says better pay-packets can lead to economic growth.

Jocelyne Frank asked Ms Polaski about the trends she is seeing in the labour market.

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