News

May 2019

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    Women in Business and Management

    Women in leadership bring better business performance

    22 May 2019

    A new report shows gender diversity improves business outcomes, and makes it easier to attract talent. The report also looks at the reasons behind the continuing gender diversity deficits, and makes recommendations for breaking the cycle.

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    International cooperation

    European Trade Union Confederation Congress

    21 May 2019

  3. Future of Work

    Social dialogue delivers results

    07 May 2019

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, underlined the importance of social dialogue at a Centenary conference on ‘The Future of Work’ in Belgium.

  4. Working conditions

    Job quality of concern to all workers

    06 May 2019

    A joint report by the ILO and the European research agency, Eurofound, provides an unprecedented comparative analysis of job quality around the world, including work hours, gender pay differences, exposure to physical risks and opportunities for skills’ upgrading.

April 2019

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    Occupational safety and health

    New safety and health issues emerge as work changes

    18 April 2019

    A new report on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), published ahead of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, reviews the ILO’s 100 years of achievements, and reveals some of the emerging challenges and opportunities in creating better working environments.

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    Informal EPSCO meeting focusses on boosting women’s labour market participation

    10 April 2019

    At the Informal Meeting of the EU Ministers of Employment and Social Policy (EPSCO), Heinz Koller, ILO Assistant Director-General, described the gender gaps in the labour market.

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    High-level conference - The Future of Work: Today. Tomorrow. For All.

    09 April 2019

    A conference organized by the European Commission discussed the changes taking place in the world of work and explored how the future of work can be inclusive.

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    Ensuring decent work in the health sector

    01 April 2019

    Health workers face important decent work deficits. During a Workshop organized by the European Commission, the ILO explained how this affects the quality of care, and how decision makers can ensure decent work in the health sector.

  5. ILO Centenary Celebration

    ILO 24-hour Global Tour of centenary celebrations to stop in Brussels

    01 April 2019

    On 11 April 1919, ILO’s constitution was adopted in Paris. 100 years later, the diversity and reach of ILO’s work will be showcased in a global live show, webcast from 24 locations in 24 hours, as part of the organisation’s centenary celebrations. The show will stop-over in Brussels at 6pm.

March 2019

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    What is a worker nowadays?

    21 March 2019

    To mark the ILO’s Centenary, the University of Liège hosted a seminar entitled: “What is a worker nowadays?”. Valérie Van Goethem from the ILO Labour Law Unit discussed the changing employment relationship.