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CAMBODIA / MINIMUM WAGES

The International Labour Organization (ILO) said global garment brands that source their products from Cambodia should play a part in helping the industry absorb the new minimum wage of US$ 128 per month. ILO

26 Jan 2015 | Read More »

ILO / WESO

ILO flagship report says sluggish jobs recovery and social instability are the result of greater inequality, adding in unemployment will continue to rise in the coming years, as the global economy has entered a new period combining slower growth, widening inequalities and turbulence. ILO also warned that by 2019, more than 212 million people will [...]

19 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / GLOBAL WAGE REPORT

A new ILO report warns of stalled wages in many countries and points to the labour market as a driver of inequality. ILO

4 Dec 2014 | Read More »

ILO / SKILLS MISMATCH IN EUROPE

A new ILO study says between 25 and 45 percent of workers in Europe are either over – or under-qualified for their job, leading to a substantial mismatch between supply and demand in the labour market. ILO

29 Oct 2014 | Read More »

ILO / SATYARTHI

Kailash Satyarthi has jointly won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize with Malala Yousafzai. Together they have led the global fight for children's right to an education and freedom. Satyarthi has worked closely with the International Labour Organization (ILO) since the start of his campaign. ILO

10 Oct 2014 | Read More »

CENTRAL ASIA / CHILD LABOUR

The International Labour Organization has launched an extensive program that brought governments, trade unions and employers together to fight the worst forms of child labour across Central Asia. ILO

8 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / ILO BAN KI-MOON YOUTH

Taking part in an interactive dialogue on youth employment at the International Labor Organization (ILO)  in Geneva,   Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that “the epidemic of youth unemployment is a great test of our time.” Half of the world's young people in the labour forces are either working poor or unemployed. ILO

18 Jun 2014 | Read More »

ILO/ RED CARD TO CHILD LABOUR CAMPAIGN

The ILO kicked off the World Day Against Child Labour with the 'Red Card to Child Labour Campaign'. A song called ‘Til Everyone Can See', was composed for the campaign by Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger and violinist Ann Marie Simpson and   features singer Pharrell Williams, Oscar winner Hans Zimmer and R&B artist LIZ. ILO

12 Jun 2014 | Read More »

ILO/ FORCED LABOUR PROTOCOL

The ILO has adopted a new legally binding protocol designed to strengthen global efforts to eliminate forced labour. There are currently an estimated 21 million forced labour victims worldwide. A recent ILO report estimates that US$150 billion in illegal profits are made in the private economy each year through modern forms of slavery. ILO

11 Jun 2014 | Read More »

ILO / SOCIAL PROTECTION REPORT

More than 70 per cent of the world population is not adequately covered by social protection, says a new report by the International Labour Organization. ILO

2 Jun 2014 | Read More »

 

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