Unpaid production work
25 September 2020,
Unpaid production work is the foundation of all other productive work, yet the time spent on these activities is often neglected in labour market analyses.
24 September 2020,
The package including four books for teachers and students is now available online.
23 September 2020, Sialkot and Faisalabad, Pakistan
The Employers Federation of Pakistan collaborated with Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and industry to conduct seminars on the “World Day against Child Labour” with the support of ILO under the Japan Government funded Project on “More and Better Jobs through Socially Responsible Labour Practices in Pakistan.
COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace
23 September 2020,
A new ILO analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 reveals a “massive” drop in labour income and a fiscal stimulus gap that threatens to increase inequality between richer and poorer countries.
COVID-19: Promoting skills development
22 September 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia
As technology takes over the world, companies are turning to social media in hiring and recruiting their employees. Good personal branding, thus, can help youth to land their first employment or business opportunities.
21 September 2020, Dili, Timor-Leste
The ILO in collaboration with Directorate for Roads, Bridges and Flood Control (DRBFC) signed contracts with 10 local contractors as part of implementation of US$ 550,000 ILO Regular Budget Supplementary Account (RBSA) COVID-19 Response funding.
21 September 2020, Lahore, Pakistan
In collaboration with Centre for Excellence for Journalism (CEJ), the ILO through European Union funded project, Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration (REFRAME) hosted advocacy sessions with 24 media influential including Editors, Bureau Chief and senior reporters and training for 47 journalists from media organizations across the country.
Gender equality and COVID-19
18 September 2020, Manila, Philippines
A country survey jointly conducted in the Philippines by the ILO and Australian initiative “Investing in Women” recognizes the benefits of gender diversity on business and provides recommendations to better integrate and leverage the female talent pipeline.
Opinion editorial on COVID-19 and unemployment protection
18 September 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia
An opinion editorial by Kazutoshi Chatani, Employment Specialist and Fasrul, Programme Officer for Public Employment Service, International Labour Organization, focusing on the protection against unemployment in Indonesia. The opinion article was published by the Jakarta Post on 18 September.
17 September 2020, Lahore, Pakistan
Mr Julien Harneis, United Nations Resident Coordinator, Pakistan, visited the first brick kiln adopted zigzag technology in Pakistan. This technology is environment friendly, reduce emissions from brick kilns and cut pollution. While applauding Punjab government’s offer of interest-free loans, he appreciated the initiative taken by brick kiln owners.