Articles

November 2022

  1. © AndreyPopov 2023

    The new EU Directive on minimum wage sets a dual goal

    16 November 2022

    In seeking to reduce working poverty and inequality, it focuses on improving the adequacy of statutory minimum wages as well as the promotion of collective bargaining.

April 2022

  1. © Stefan Grozdev 2023

    I dreamed a forest into life

    22 April 2022

    Raya Ubenova asked herself what she could do about climate change. Her solution: to plant a forest of 7,500 trees in her home country, Bulgaria.

March 2022

  1. © Ion Buga 2023

    Give people with disabilities a chance to work

    17 March 2022

    Despite years of study, it was difficult for Elena Epuri to find a job. Elena has cerebral palsy and uses a walker to help with her mobility. Becoming a mother motivated her to continue her job search and two years ago she was hired by a company that actively seeks to recruit people with disabilities.

June 2021

  1. © ILO/Ion Buga 2023

    Honey and berries: untapped growth potential in Moldova’s agricultural sector

    09 June 2021

    New ILO research on the honey and berry value chains in the Republic of Moldova reveals how these two sectors can further grow and promote inclusive employment. Honey exports increased 10 times in the past decade. The berry sector has grown to engage up to 100,000 farmers in the past 5 years, most of them being women.

December 2020

  1. Moldova honey cooperative makes a beeline towards success

    11 December 2020

    This photo essay tells the story of an ILO intervention in rural Moldova.

September 2020

  1. On the Recognition of 18 September as Equal Pay Day, Call from ILO and UN WOMEN Turkey Directors for “Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value” : “Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value” Should be the Guiding Principle As We Build Back Better

    18 September 2020

    Numan ÖZCAN, Director of ILO Turkey / Asya VARBANOVA, Director of UN WOMEN Turkey

May 2020

  1. International Day of Families: How marital status shapes labour market outcomes

    22 May 2020

    Married life still has a gendered effect on women and men's labour market outcomes, including their labour force participation, the type of jobs they hold and the forms of labour underutilization they are exposed to.

November 2019

  1. © ILO 2023

    The positive impact of labour standards on peoples’ lives

    27 November 2019

August 2019

  1. © ILO 2023

    Cutting-edge mining in Sweden, where automation is the solution, not a threat

    19 August 2019

    An ILO News team went deep underground into one of the world’s most advanced mines to find out how technology has affected jobs, safety and the integration of women.

July 2019

  1. Message from the International Labour Organization (ILO) Director-General for the International Day of Cooperatives on 6 July 2019

    05 July 2019

    This year’s International Day of Cooperatives is focused on the theme, “Cooperatives for decent work”.