News

November 2016

  1. © Alex Ogle / AFP 2016

    Labour market regulation

    Making non-standard jobs decent jobs

    18 November 2016

    ILO Senior Economist Janine Berg says that there is a need for regulations and policies if we want to improve the quality of non-standard jobs.

  2. © Ingrid Taylar 2016

    Fishing Labour Convention

    ILO Work in Fishing Convention No.188 (2007) to enter into force

    16 November 2016

    Landmark Convention will boost global efforts to ensure decent work for the world’s 38 million workers in the fishing sector.

  3. Blog

    Will climate action deliver decent work?

    15 November 2016

    The world of work played a crucial role in the process leading up to the adoption of the Paris Agreement. It will also be indispensable to its successful implementation.

  4. © EU2016 2016

    Future of work

    European social partners and civil society to discuss the future of work

    15 November 2016

    EESC-ILO conference will focus on major changes in the world of work brought about by increased globalization, non-standard forms of employment and sweeping technological change.

  5. © Jim 2016

    Questions and answers

    The future of work for youth in Latin America

    15 November 2016

    ILO News talked to José Manuel Salazar, ILO Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, about opportunities and challenges waiting for young people in the world of work in the region.

  6. © Núcleo Editorial 2016

    Non-standard forms of employment

    Regulatory reforms are needed to improve the quality of non-standard jobs

    14 November 2016

    According to a new ILO report, non-standard forms of employment are often associated with greater decent work deficits.

  7. Implementing the ILO G20 Training Strategy

    How rural communities are being empowered and deciding on quality jobs and skills needed in their areas

    11 November 2016

    ILO’s Chief Technical Advisor in Mozambique, Ana Cristina Paulo, talks about the "Skills for Employment and Productivity in Low Income Countries” project being implemented by the ILO, with support from KOICA of South Korea project, now approaching the midpoint of its three-year period.

  8. Press release

    ILO Governing Body wraps up its 328th session

    10 November 2016

    The November session of the ILO Governing Body – which saw the re-election of Guy Ryder as Director-General for a second term – ended on 10 November. ILO News discussed the highlights with Juan Llobera, Clerk of the Governing Body.

  9. © Citrix Online 2016

    Teleworking

    What are the benefits and challenges of telework in communication technologies and financial services?

    10 November 2016

    ILO Global Dialogue Forum explores how teleworking can provide a better work-life balance for employees, lead to greater productivity for employers and help governments promote inclusive job opportunities.

  10. Forced labour

    Landmark Forced Labour Protocol enters into force

    09 November 2016

    The ILO Forced Labour Protocol, which was adopted by the International Labour Conference in 2014, enters into force on 9th November, a year after it gained its second ratification.