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12.04.00 – LABOUR RELATIONS

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 »

ILO / GLOBAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

A new report by the International Labour Organization says that the weak global economic recovery has failed to lead to an improvement in global labour markets, with global unemployment in 2013 reaching almost 202 million. ILO

20 Jan 2014 | Read More »

ILO / RANA PLAZA

Six months on from theRana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh, the International Labour Organization is helping survivors develop new skills and find work. ILO  

24 Oct 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 »

ILO / GLOBAL EMPLOYMENT TRENDS REPORT LAUNCH

A new report from the International Labor Organization (ILO) says that the long-term impact of the youth employment crisis could be felt for decades, creating a generation at risk of suffering decent work deficits throughout their lives. ILO

8 May 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / MOGADISHU FIREFIGHTERS

The Mogadishu fire department is resuming operations for the first time since 1991 when civil war broke out inSomalia. AU-UN IST

15 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 »

ILO / GLOBAL WAGE REPORT

The International Labour Organization today released its Global Wage Report 2012-13, which says that wage growth is slowing globally despite increases in emerging countries. ILO

7 Dec 2012 | Read More »

INDIA / CHILD LABOUR

The Right to Education Act passed in 2010 says that all children in India between six to 14 years of age are guaranteed elementary education. For many poor children, however, school remains out of reach. More than 14,000 girls and boys living in 101 slums of Moradabad were found to be not in school, putting [...]

3 Mar 2012 | Read More »

BOLIVIA / CHILD LABOUR

UNICEF reports on the perils of young Bolivian children living near and working in one of the most dangerous mines on Earth. Sunday is World Day Against Child Labour. UNICEF

10 Jun 2011 | Read More »

 

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