19 September 2017, Jakarta, Indonesia
Real wage growth has declined globally from 2.5 per cent in 2012 to 1.7 per cent in 2015, the lowest level in four years. This was partly because the increase in wage growth in North America and some European countries was not sufficient to offset the decrease in wage growth in emerging and developing countries, says the ILO latest wage report launched in Jakarta on Tuesday, 19 September 2017.
18 September 2017, Bangkok, Thailand
By Tomoko Nishimoto, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific.
17 September 2017, Nadi, Fiji
The ILO Bureau for Employers Activities (ACTEMP) is currently developing a ‘toolkit’ to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) in disaster preparedness, and an employers’ resource pack for employers’ organisation to support their members enterprise in preparing and responding to disaster.
15 September 2017,
15 September 2017, Jakarta, Indonesia
Access to finance is a fundamental condition for poverty reduction, job creation, income generation and social protection. However, some disadvantaged groups still experience limited access to employment and finance, including transgender people. They still face the highest level of discrimination, including in relation to employment opportunities.
Women and the Future of Work - Call for papers
14 September 2017,
The ILO, sponsored by the Australian Government’s Department of Employment, has launched a call for research papers to examine the opportunities and challenges of the future at work for women (Deadline: 15 September 2017; Due date extended to Monday, 18 September 2017).
“1+6” Roundtable Meeting
12 September 2017,
The Chinese Government and international organizations, including the ILO, issue joint statement calling for mutually-beneficial economic globalization at the “1+6 Roundtable Meeting” in Beijing.
08 September 2017, Jakarta, Indonesia
Building greater trust among relevant stakeholders, optimizing benefits adequacy, re-profiling members of social security for workers as well as synchronizing existing regulations were the four recommendations from the joint evaluation seminar conducted by the ILO and the Ministry of Manpower in Jakarta on 7 September.
Employment in Latin America and the Caribbean
07 September 2017,
The first research carried out on the impact of economic relations with China on the volume and quality of employment in the region highlights the lack of knowledge on the subject, and sheds light on a relationship that has intensified and is taking on “growing complexity”.
XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work
07 September 2017,
Work-related fatal injuries and diseases have increased from 2.3 million to 2.78 million per year according to new data issued at the World Congress on Safety and Health at Work held in Singapore. ILO launched a call for concerted global action to address new and emerging occupational safety and health challenges.