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12.03.00 – CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

WORLD BANK / WORKPLACE GENDER EQUALITY

Women worldwide are losing ground in the employment sector.  A new World Bank Group report says nearly four in 10 people globally – close to one half in developing countries – agree that when jobs are scarce, men are more entitled to them than women. WORLD BANK

20 Feb 2014 | Read More »

PHILIPINES/ ILO ONE MONTH UPDATE

As victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan struggle to pick up the pieces, the ILO is working hand-in-hand with Philippine authorities to help the most vulnerable regain their livelihoods and build back better. ILO

6 Dec 2013 | Read More »

ILO / CHILD LABOUR

A new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO), "Marking Progress against Child Labour", says that the global number of child labourers has declined by one third since 2000, from 246 million to 168 million. And those in hazardous work has halved, from 171 million to 85 million.  But even the latest improved rate of [...]

23 Sep 2013 | Read More »

PORTUGAL / YOUTH JOBS MIGRATION

It's becoming very hard to find a job which matches the skills acquired at university for highly educated young Europeans. InPortugal, nearly two in five young people are unemployed. NowPortugal's best and brightest are looking for opportunities abroad. (ILO)

13 Aug 2013 | Read More »

ILO / BANGLADESH

The United Nations labour agency (ILO) today welcomed an agreement signed by international fashion brands and retailers, and trade unions to prevent workplace disasters and insisted action had to happen immediately on improving conditions in factories in Bangladesh. CH-UNTV

16 May 2013 | Read More »

UN / PROTECTION OF JOURNALISTS

An unprecedented rise in the number of journalists killed and imprisoned in the past year coupled with restrictive legislation and state censorship is jeopardizing independent reporting in many countries says a report released today by the Committee to Protect Journalists at the United Nations in New York. UNTV

14 Feb 2013 | Read More »

ILO / DOMESTIC WORKERS

According to the new ILO report "Domestic workers across the world", more than 52 million people worldwide are employed as domestic workers. Eighty percent of them are women. ILO

9 Jan 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / DOMESTIC WORKERS REPORT LAUNCH

The Deputy Director-General of the UN International Labour Organization (ILO), Sandra Polaski, told reporters in Geneva today that millions of domestic workers are highly vulnerable to exploitation because they are not protected under general labour laws. ILO

9 Jan 2013 | Read More »

PHILIPPINES / REMITTANCES

Each year, some ten million migrant workers leave the Philippines for better job opportunities. The 20 billion US dollars they send back home are vital for the economy – but very little of that flow of money is saved or invested. IFAD

7 Jan 2013 | Read More »

ILO / WORLD OF WORK REPORT 2012

The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) latest report says that despite signs that economic growth has resumed in some regions, the global employment situation is alarming and shows no signs of recovery. ILO

30 Apr 2012 | Read More »

 

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