At last, some good news on protecting vulnerable workers in the home - An OP-ED on the Domestic Workers Convention by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General.
International Labour Conference
From 30 May to 10 June, Government, Employers’ and Workers’ representatives from 187 member States will discuss a series of world of work issues including global supply chains; decent work for peace, security and disaster resilience, as well as the impact of the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization. Delegates will also consider amendments to the Code of the Maritime Labour Convention and review the report of the Director-General on poverty.
Trade union rights
“I wish to stress that it is the responsibility of the Government to ensure the application of the international labour Conventions on freedom of association that it has freely ratified and which must be respected by all state authorities,” said Guy Ryder in a letter to the Egyptian President.
105th session of the International Labour Conference
23 June 2016
14 June 2016
327th session of the ILO Governing Body
11 June 2016
Our impact, their voice
06 June 2016
Discussion of the Director General Report The End to Poverty Initiative – The ILO and the 2030 Agenda
01 June 2016
31 May 2016
ACTRAV INFO, A monthly newsletter produced by the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV),No. 62, May 2016.
24 March 2016
The eradication of child labour is a necessary step on the path to decent work for all and for sustainable development. It requires political will at the national and global levels, implementation of all ILO conventions (particularly Conventions 138 and 182), investment in education and universal social protection, as well as decent work for adults. Trade unions have a vital role to play in bringing about these changes.
International Journal of Labour Research
12 December 2015
The Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh in April 2013 brought to the attention of the global community the appalling working conditions experienced by workers in global supply chains (GSCs).
Meetings and events
Panel discussion: “Addressing the labour market impacts of refugees and other forcibly displaced people”
21 March 2016
17 - 18 February 2016
Tripartite Sectoral Meeting on Occupational Safety and Health and Skills in the Oil and Gas Industry Operating in Polar and Subarctic Climate Zones of the Northern Hemisphere
26 - 29 January 2016