Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
Please explain an all-expenses-paid jolly in Geneva for the centennial celebrations of the International Labour Organisation, says Terry Bell.
The jobs of the future might not always geographically be where the old jobs were centred, says the director general of the International Labour Organisation.
The pace of labour force growth outstrips job creation and more than 201 million people are expected to be unemployed globally in 2017, shows an ILO report.
The International Labour Organisation says almost 170 million children are trapped in child labour practices, deprived of education and facing a life without decent jobs.
The United Nations has released Zimbabwe's unemployment figures which show that formal employment is on the decline.
Ethiopia has repatriated over 100 000 citizens from Saudi Arabia, Addis Ababa’s foreign ministry says, following a violent crackdown against illegal immigrants in the oil-rich kingdom.
President Cyril Ramaphosa advocated for a “universal labour agreement” which would also include basic working conditions, such as an adequate living wage, limited work hours, as well as safety and health conditions in the workplace.
Tunisia's social affairs minister says new policies are needed to keep children in school until the age of 16 as the country seeks to curb child labour.
Changes in supply chain management have had an adverse impact on worker representation and decent work conditions in the transport and logistics sector, a report shows.
The west African country of Niger, where there are tens of thousands of modern-day slaves according to unofficial estimates, became the first country to sign a UN protocol to stamp out the practice.
World leaders meeting in Davos this week are likely to agree that inequality is a problem but unlikely to do anything about it, says the ILO chief.
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