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November 2014

  1. © Louisa Gouliamaki / AFP 2014

    Greece employment

    Greece needs to address risk of a prolonged social crisis

    24 November 2014

    A new ILO report calls for additional measures to support jobs and enterprises, plus social protection and a stop to further wage cuts in the country.

  2. © GovernmentZA 2014

    G20 Leaders' Summit - Brisbane

    No sustainable recovery without more and better jobs

    16 November 2014

    With global economic growth forecasts down and weak prospects for job creation, ILO Director-General says both weak global demand and supply constraints need to be tackled.

  3. © G20 Australia 2014

    G20 Leaders' Summit - Brisbane

    Global jobs challenge top of G20’s priorities

    16 November 2014

    Leaders’ Summit marked by concern that economies might continue to suffer slow growth and recognition that concerted action is needed to make progress on jobs which remain at the centre of public concern.

October 2014

  1. © Department for Transport, UK 2014

    Labour market

    ILO reveals substantial skills mismatch in Europe

    29 October 2014

    New ILO study calls on governments and social partners in Europe to provide workers with skills that match those demanded by employers.

  2. News item

    Guy Ryder: Better jobs and higher wages can reverse slow-growth trap

    17 October 2014

    ILO Director-General warns of “slow-growth trap” for global economy and urges leaders to reverse the trend through a renewed focus on higher wages and better jobs.

  3. ECLAC / ILO Report

    Unemployment could fall to 6.0% in Latin America and the Caribbean despite limited job creation

    15 October 2014

    ECLAC-ILO study says employment formalization has contributed to a reduction in income inequality.

  4. 18th American Regional Meeting

    ILO Director-General calls for the Americas to work towards social justice

    13 October 2014

    Guy Ryder warns the informal economy poses a formidable challenge to moving towards fair and sustainable development in the Americas and says it is not about the quantity, but the quality of jobs, at the opening of the 18th American Regional Meeting of the ILO.

  5. 18th American Regional Meeting

    Guy Ryder: Formalization of the informal economy a priority for the Americas

    13 October 2014

    ILO Director-General tells American Regional Meeting that 47 per cent informality rate is still steep.

September 2014

  1. Social dialogue and labour law

    ILO hosts top-level talks to restart social dialogue on Greek labour questions

    30 September 2014

    Gathering of government, worker and employer representatives discussed Greek industrial relations and labour issues.

  2. © P. Virot / ILO 2014

    Social protection

    Almost half the world’s older persons lack pensions

    30 September 2014

    ILO report says 52 per cent of older persons receive a pension, but levels are inadequate and the trend has been worsened by fiscal consolidation.

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