International Labour Organization

Type: Organization
Name: International Labour Organization (Ilo, International Labour Organisation)
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Trader unions dead against labour reforms

JAIPUR: The amendment to labour laws invited sharp criticism from the trade unions although the industry said the measures will go a long way in encouraging economic growth and generating employment opportunities.Raj Bihari Sharma, general secretary of ... [Published Times of India - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

The scourge of modern slavery

IT is said that people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed.This is understandable but it gives pause for thought as to how much our opinions are shaped by propaganda and self-deception.Human bondage conjures ... [Published EuroWeeklyNews - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Matalan to pay into Rana Plaza victims fund, amount not disclosed

Bowing to pressure from campaigners, budget clothing firm Matalan announced on Wednesday that it would donate to a UN-backed fund for the victims of Rana Plaza, the collapsed clothing factory in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka, The Independent of UK reported ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Guatemalan Court Rules In Favor Of Mayan Sipakapan People, Against Goldcorp's Continued Illegal Landgrab

Guatemalan Court Rules In Favor Of Mayan Sipakapan People Against Goldcorp's Continued Illegal LandgrabBy Christin Sandberg, 24 Julio 2014http://www.cpo.org.gt/index.php/articulos/168-guatemalan-court-rules-in-...A Guatemalan court ruled in favor of the ... [Published Rights Action - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 4 reports

Matalan have bowed to pressure over Rana Plaza, but the campaign goes on

When Rana Plaza collapsed, Mossammat Rebecca Khatun was inside. It was two more days before she was rescued. She survived but paid a heavy price. Her injuries robbed her of her right foot and her left leg. But the collapse of the cramped eight-storey ... [Published New Statesman - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

ILO MLC: Repatriation

The UK MCA has issued Marine Guidance Note to provide information on the circumstances in which shipowners are required to repatriate seafarers under the Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Minimum Requirements for Seafarers etc.) Regulations ... [Published Safety4sea - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

ILO mission to visit Fiji in October

07:07 TodayTaken from/By: FBC NewsReport by: Elanoa TuragaivuiA Direct Contacts Mission from the International Labour Organisation will be visiting Fiji in October to investigate claims of serious violations of workers fundamental rights.The complaints ... [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

ILO and WHO team up to improve working conditions in the health sector

GENEVA – The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have jointly developed the “ HealthWISE – Work improvement in health services ” programme that combines action and learning.HealthWISE uses a practical, participatory ... [Published International Labour Organization - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Parent24.com | Is 11 months maternity leave necessary?

Trade unions have called for 11 months’ maternity leave in “consideration of women in the workplace”. Would it help working mums?By Emma ThelwellPic: ShutterstockArticle originally in Parent24Cosatu gender forum chair Sharone Daniels said the current ... [Published Parent24 - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

EU vows to renew efforts to fight human trafficking

The European Union (EU) renewed its commitment to work together to eradicate human trafficking, Cecilia Malmstrom, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, said on Wednesday on the first ever World Day Against Trafficking in Persons."It is a day to reflect our ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Fishing For Trouble

Michelle Nijhuis notes that that declining fish populations are associated with a variety of social ills:[Professor Justin] Brashares detailed examples: declining fish populations off the coast of southern Thailand are forcing Thai fishing fleets to work ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Wages do not compute: ILO

NGOs say the Ministry of Labour’s use of its own method for determining the garment industry’s minimum wage is risking a repeat of the tensions that exploded in violent protests in January, when authorities killed at least five people.More than six months ... [Published Phnom Penh Post - Jul 30 2014]

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"The trade unions will approach the President not to approve the amendments which will leave the workers at the whims and fancy of the employers. We will not allow the government to kill all the rules regulating the industry and will also organize a massive protest rally on August 6 against the amendments" said Sharma
...Maximiliano Ambrosio from the Mayan Council of Sipacapa commented it at the press conference, July 23: "We filed the petition considering the devastating consequences mining activities bring both on community level and to our environment and daily lives. And now, we have received a judgment in favor of the people of Sipacapa which means our territory belongs to us."
"In my letter to my NAM counterparts, I have denounced Zionist regime's disproportionate violence against defenseless people which violate all human criteria" the minister said
About five hundred and fifty participants, local and foreign, will attend the two-day Summit on the theme: "Inclusive Growth through the Creation of Productive Employment and Decent Work for all Ghanaians."

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Fishing For Trouble [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 30 2014]
Michelle Nijhuis notes that that declining fish populations are associated with a variety of social ills: [Professor Justin] Brashares detailed examples: declining fish populations off the coast of southern Thailand are forcing Thai fishing fleets ...
85 Super Wealthy People Have More Money Than Th... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 30 2014]
Submitted by Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse blog , The global economy is structured to systematically funnel wealth to the very top of the pyramid, and this centralization of global wealth is accelerating with each passing year.  According ...
A Case against Child Labor Prohibitions [Published Cato Headlines - Jul 29 2014]
Provisions against child labor are part of the International Labor Organization’s core labor standards. Anti-sweatshop groups almost universally condemn child labor and call for laws prohibiting child employment or boycotting products made with child ...
Malaysia Urged to Step Up on MLC [Published Shiptalk - Jul 29 2014]
It is vital for Malaysia to adopt the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006) to meet its aspiration to become a maritime nation by 2020. Marine Department principal assistant director of its Seafarers Development Unit (Seafarers Affairs and Port ...
3 Ways Employers and the Government Can Help Sa... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 24 2014]
Source: Thinkstock You don’t have to look very far to figure out that the U.S. labor market is not truly healthy. Although the headline unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent in June, the lowest level since peaking at 10 percent in October 2010, most ...
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