Workers and Employers Organizations resources

June 2019

  1. New safety and health issues emerge as the world of work changes

    The ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, together with the Ministry of Labour and Trade Union Relations, Department of Labour, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Employers’ Federation of Ceylon (EFC) and trade unions will hold an event on Occupational Safety and Health at work on the 27th of June in Colombo.

May 2019

  1. Celebration of 65th anniversary of Transport & Dock Workers’ Union, Mumbai and joint action by Trade Union in Mumbai to eliminate violence against women.

    16 May 2019

    Address by Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO Country Office for India and Decent Work Team for South Asia

  2. A labour movement coverage in Indonesia

    07 May 2019

    The video is an in-depth labour movement coverage in Indonesia by Kompas TV, a leading TV station in Indonesia. The video includes the interview with the ILO’s programme officer, Lusiani Julia and features the role of the ILO on labour and employment issues as well as the 100th anniversary of the ILO this year. The coverage is produced and aired in conjunction with the Labour Day on first of May.

April 2019

  1. Workshop on Promoting Bipartite Dialogue in Industrial Area

    Bipartite social dialogue can pave the way for mutually agreed solutions for addressing industrial relations (IR) challenges and promoting decent work. It can not only help improve compliance with labour laws and promote culture of collective bargaining but also create conditions for safe-productive workplaces and stable industrial relations – in other words a win-win situation.

  2. Technical and Planning Workshop for Central Trade Unions in Telangana

    A technical consultative workshop for senior state representatives of the central Trade Unions in Telangana.

  3. Trade unions play an active role in improving SMEs’ productivity and competitiveness

    02 April 2019

    Under the SCORE programme in Indonesia, trade unions have been involved in promoting and improving the Indonesian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). They have been involved in SCORE’s capacity building activities since the beginning of the programme.

January 2019

  1. ‘New Trends in Social Security’

    On the request of the Employees Trust Fund Board (ETFB), the ILO Country office for Sri Lanka and Maldives will conduct a training programme for officials of the ETFB between 21-22 January 2019, which will focus on social security reforms in India; extending social security to organised and unorganised workers in India; and learning from those experiences.

December 2018

  1. Greater Mekong Sub-regional Meeting on Road Freight Transport Safety

    The purpose of the meeting is for tripartite constituents to discuss road safety practices and the most common decent work deficits in the road freight transport sector, with a view to adopting recommendations aimed at the improvement of working conditions of (truck) drivers and the promotion of decent work.

  2. Strengthening social dialogue and tripartism (2018 update)

    19 December 2018

    The Bali Declaration was adopted at the 16th Asia and Pacific Regional Meeting of the ILO on 9 December 2016. The Declaration serves as a call to action for governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations in the region to do more to promote inclusive growth, social justice and decent work. This series of Policy Briefs aims to focus attention on the priorities for policies and actions at national level and by the ILO as defined in the Declaration.

November 2018

  1. “Trade unions need to strategize to reach youth, and vulnerable workers”

    13 November 2018

    Amarjeet Kaur, General secretary, All India Trade Union Congress speaks with the ILO on the role of unions in today’s changing times, and what must be done more to strengthen workers’ rights.