International Labour Organization

Type: Organization
Name: International Labour Organization (Ilo, International Labour Organisation)
First reported 21 mins ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 1 reports

Better safe than sorry

“I know how it feels one minute before death," Rashed says. His memory flickers to Dubai, where he was illegally placed in a van en route to Europe. “I was in there for a month and a half. I couldn’t tell when it was night or day.” Now back in Bangladesh, ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 21 mins ago]
First reported 44 mins ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 1 reports

Symposium Explores Human Rights in Garment Industry

International and local human rights leaders will discuss their concerns for workers in the garment industry -- from cotton seed fields to textile factories and clothing distributors -- during a day-long symposium Saturday at Washington University.St. ... [Published St. Louis Public Radio - 44 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

ACS workshops results in establishment of regional network of artisans of the greater Caribbean

The acclaimed colonial city of Cartegena de Indias, a UNESCO World Heritage site situated in the north of Colombia, along Colombia’s Caribbean Coast, was host to the Regional workshop Entrepreneurial Strengthening in the Tourism Sector: Opportunities ... [Published Travel and Tour World - 11 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Gov’t urges workers: Leave Ebola-hit Africa

Returnees to be placed under 21-day quarantineThe government yesterday urged overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to leave Ebola-hit West African nations, as it announced that anyone who returned would be placed under a 21-day quarantine.Foreign Affairs Secretary ... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Pay equity must be made to work

OPINION: Women and men deserve equal pay for work of equal value. Almost nobody would argue with this as a moral principle. New Zealand also has a legal obligation to uphold equal pay, because it has ratified the International Labour Organisation (ILO) ... [Published Dominion Post - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Europe – Significant skills mismatch identified

Daily News View All News30 October 2014Between 25% and 45% of workers in Europe are either overqualified or underqualified for their job, leading to a substantial mismatch between supply and demand in the labour market, according to a new study from ... [Published Staffing Industry Analysts - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

Employers to blame for mine accident: Turkey president

World Bulletin/News DeskThe ongoing mining tragedy in the central Karaman province is linked with employers’ failure to abide by regulations, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.Thirty-four miners were trapped underground on Tuesday after ... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

United Arab Emirates: public affluence, private abuse

Abu Dhabi can present a glitzy, oil-fuelled image to the world. But many female migrantdomestic workers in the UAE face maltreatment in the privacy of theiremployer’s home. Road to riches? The Garhoud Bridge in Dubai. Jason Mrachina / Flickr. ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

ILO study reveals widespread skill mismatch in Europe

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.GENEVA, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- A substantial mismatch between workers' competences and job demands in Europe necessitates efforts from governments and social partners, said a latest study released by the International Labor ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Today in labor history: International Labour Organization conference in D.C.

, the International Labour Organization (ILO) held its first conference in Washington, D.C., adopting six international Labor Conventions.On January 30 of that year, the Paris Peace Conference established the Commission on International Labour Legislation ... [Published People's World - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

UN Predicts decline in unemployment in Caribbean

SANTIAGO, Chile, CMC – Two United Nations agencies say the unfavorable evolution of the economy in Latin America and the Caribbean during the second half of 2014 will not prevent regional urban unemployment from decreasing slightly this year.The Economic ... [Published The Montserrat Reporter - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

ILO's delegation heads to Gaza for programs of reconstruction

GENEVA, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- The International Labor Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday that several specialists from its team are scheduled to arrive in Gaza on Thursday to develop a framework for technical interventions, in line with the UN Support Plan ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Oct 29 2014]

Quotes

"They didn't know the price of migration and were cheated by local dalals" said AIMS’ Kazi Roksana Ruma, who spent time interviewing the women
...the labour market, creating the risk that workers become less attached to labour markets and suffer from skills erosion and reduced employability". "This, in turn, can have adverse effects on the broader economy in the short run by sapping aggregate demand through reduced consumption, while also reducing trend growth in the long run."
This year’s Fraser Institute Survey of Mining Companies quotes an investor on the regulatory climate for mining in sub-Saharan Africa: "The general mining climate … is one largely dominated by uncertainty. The rules of the game are constantly changing … making strategic decisions regarding long-term projects really complex."
Under " Unemployment ", the results adjusted by means of the Berlin method (BV4.1) are additionally available (trend cycle component)."

More Content

All (1052) | News (858) | Reports (2) | Blogs (170) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (17) | Press Releases (1)
sort by: Date | Relevance
Better safe than sorry [Published Dhaka Tribune - 21 mins ago]
Symposium Explores Human Rights in Garment Indu... [Published St. Louis Public Radio - 44 mins ago]
Ministry of Injustice vs. Indigenous Peoples - ... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - 1 hour ago]
This App Cuts Off Your Access To Work Emails At... [Published Huffington Post - 3 hours ago]
The Bangalore Blogger: World Bank Doing Busines... [Published International Business Times UK - 8 hours ago]
World: Calling Migration a Human Rights Issue, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 11 hours ago]
ACS workshops results in establishment of regio... [Published Travel and Tour World - 11 hours ago]
EDITORIAL: Shift needed to create more jobs [Published BDlive - 12 hours ago]
Youth unemployment haunts Indonesia [Published The University of Sydney - 12 hours ago]
State, labour and business need to form a pact [Published BDlive - 14 hours ago]
ACS workshops results in establishment of regio... [Published ETurboNews - 19 hours ago]
Emefiele’s Move To Connect Finance To Development [Published Leadership - 19 hours ago]
Gov’t urges workers: Leave Ebola-hit Africa [Published Yahoo Philippines News - 23 hours ago]
Pay equity must be made to work [Published Dominion Post - Oct 30 2014]
Europe – Significant skills mismatch identified [Published Staffing Industry Analysts - Oct 30 2014]
Malawi top ranked in gender index, says World E... [Published Nyasa Times - Oct 30 2014]
EU SMART project launches CSR tools for garment... [Published Mizzima News - Oct 30 2014]
Can we be satisfied with our jobs? [Published Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia - Oct 30 2014]
United Arab Emirates: public affluence, private... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 30 2014]
Employers to blame for mine accident: Turkey pr... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 30 2014]
DESTATIS FEDERAL STATISTICAL OFFICE OF GERMANY ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 30 2014]
SMIC to go digital? Tessie Sy-Coson says they'r... [Published Rappler - Oct 30 2014]
Tessie Sy on ASEAN integration: Awareness up, I... [Published Rappler - Oct 30 2014]
EU set to ignore migrants’ plight [Published Morning Star Online - Oct 30 2014]
ABET accreditation assures edge for TIP engineers [Published Philippine Star - Oct 30 2014]
Spain Business Brief - Wednesday October 29 2014 [Published Typically Spanish - Oct 30 2014]
ILO study reveals widespread skill mismatch in ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 29 2014]
HBWs demand quota in health insurance schemes, ... [Published Daily Times - Oct 29 2014]
Court throws out Hall lawsuit [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 29 2014]
Today in labor history: International Labour Or... [Published People's World - Oct 29 2014]
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...
In Focus
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Content Volume
Document Volume
Network
Network

Blogs

sort by: Date | Relevance
World: Calling Migration a Human Rights Issue, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 11 hours ago]
Source: UN General AssemblyCountry: Kiribati, Maldives, Syrian Arab Republic, Tuvalu, World GA/SHC/4114 Sixty-ninth session,35th & 36th Meetings (AM & PM)General AssemblyMeetings Coverage Concluding General Debate on Human Rights, Delegates Raise Concerns ...
U.S. Is Slowly Closing Gender Gap, But Still La... [Published TIME.com - Oct 28 2014]
The U.S. still lags behind many other Western countries on gender equality but it’s rising in the ranks, a new report finds. The World Economic Forum’s 9th Global Gender Gap report finds that the U.S. is now at 20th place, up three spots from the previous ...
U.S. Is Slowly Closing Gender Gap, But Still La... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Oct 28 2014]
The U.S. still lags behind many other Western countries on gender equality but it’s rising in the ranks, a new report finds. The World Economic Forum’s 9th Global Gender Gap report finds that the U.S. is now at 20th place, up three spots from the previous ...
U.S. Is Slowly Closing Gender Gap, But Still La... [Published The China Blog - Oct 28 2014]
The U.S. still lags behind many other Western countries on gender equality but it’s rising in the ranks, a new report finds. The World Economic Forum’s 9th Global Gender Gap report finds that the U.S. is now at 20th place, up three spots from the previous ...
U.S. Is Slowly Closing Gender Gap, But Still La... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 28 2014]
The U.S. still lags behind many other Western countries on gender equality but it’s rising in the ranks, a new report finds. The World Economic Forum’s 9th Global Gender Gap report finds that the U.S. is now at 20th place, up three spots from the previous ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...

Press Releases

sort by: Date | Relevance
Thailand selects Office 365 for every student n... [Published Microsoft Press Releases - May 21 2014]
1
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.