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September 2022

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    Mental health at work

    WHO and ILO call for new measures to tackle mental health issues at work

    28 September 2022

    New global WHO guidelines on mental health at work are reinforced by practical strategies outlined in a joint WHO/ILO policy brief.

  2. International Journal of Labour Research

    Unions must work together and find ways to organize new forms of work

    26 September 2022

    Trade unions need to strengthen their unity, attract more young people and organize workers in the digital economy, according to a new report.

  3. © James Boyes 2022

    Rights of football players

    ILO welcomes first global agreement on working conditions and rights of professional football players

    26 September 2022

    The Global Labour Agreement recognizes the importance of social dialogue in improving the rights and working conditions for professional male and female football players.

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    Podcast series: Global challenges – Global solutions

    Platform work and gender inequalities - A case study from India

    26 September 2022

    Over the past decade, the world has witnessed a rise in platforms and the growing platformization of work. These trends are also pervasive in India. While these developments have resulted in increased access to work for women, they are also characterized by a number of challenges. This episode examines these issues and offers some policy considerations for overcoming these challenges.

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    Ukraine crisis

    ILO scales up its assistance to Ukraine

    22 September 2022

    The additional funds will cover new services by Ukrainian Employers organizations, crisis support offered by trade unions and an e-Learning platform for Technical and Vocational Training and Education (TVET).

  6. © Stéphane Bellerose / UNDP 2022

    Renewable Energy and Jobs

    Renewable energy jobs hit 12.7 million globally

    22 September 2022

    New report confirms growth in renewable jobs despite multiple crises and calls for targeted industrial strategies to create stable supply chains and decent jobs.

  7. ILO InfoStory

    Collective bargaining for an inclusive, sustainable and resilient recovery

    21 September 2022

    The COVID-19 crisis starkly underlined the importance of collective bargaining. Discover how collective agreements negotiated during the pandemic protected workers, safeguarded business continuity, and paved the way for a future with decent digital work.

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    News

    Trade can generate more and better jobs in Southern Mediterranean countries

    20 September 2022

    An ILO report assesses the impact of trade growth and economic development of Southern Mediterranean countries on the quality of jobs in the region, with a particular focus on women and youth, and on SMEs in the region.

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    The Future of Work Podcast

    Modern slavery is unseen because its convenient

    20 September 2022

    Sophie Otiende, Chief Executive Officer of the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery, and Grace Forrest, Founding Director of Walk Free, join the ILO's Future of Work podcast to explore the many reasons for the continued existence of modern slavery and the role we can all play in finally putting an end to it.

  10. Labour migration

    ILO launches the 2022 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    20 September 2022

    Journalists are invited to submit articles showing exemplary media coverage on labour migration and fair recruitment.