INSIDE LABOUR: Thuma Mina (send me) - to Geneva?

2019-06-14 05:00

Please explain an all-expenses-paid jolly in Geneva for the centennial celebrations of the International Labour Organisation, says Terry Bell.

3 drivers of the future of work and how to deal with them - labour expert

2019-01-10 20:24

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.

Over 200m people worldwide will be unemployed in 2017 - report

2017-01-13 16:36

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.

Push for education to fight child labour

2015-06-10 20:30

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.

UN releases Zim unemployment figures

2015-01-20 20:00

The United Nations has released Zimbabwe's unemployment figures which show that formal employment is on the decline.

100 000 Ethiopians sent back from Saudi Arabia

2013-12-05 14:04

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.


Good job markets demand a more open and equal economy - Ramaphosa

2019-03-01 20:38

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 seeks to curb child labour

2017-04-18 07:30

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.

Transport sector needs stronger unions, more dialogue – report

2016-05-19 07:41

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.

Niger signs up to end slavery

2015-06-05 21:33

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.

Inequality ignored at Davos - ILO chief

2015-01-20 12:46

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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