News

January 2023

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    Working time arrangements

    Flexible working hours can benefit work-life balance, businesses and productivity

    06 January 2023

    Innovative working time arrangements, such as those introduced during the COVID-19 crisis, can bring benefits for economies, businesses and workers, including greater productivity and improved work-life balance.

  2. News

    How dialogue can help address challenges to informality for refugees and host communities in Kenya

    05 January 2023

    Following the release of an assessment report by ILO PROSPECTS, government, employers and informal workers representatives agree on strategies to support the transition to formality, advance inclusive economic development and sustainable livelihoods.

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    Media Advisory

    ILO to release report on working time, working hours and work-life balance

    04 January 2023

December 2022

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    2022 Labour Overview Series

    ILO: 34.5 per cent of over 65s have no income in Latin America and the Caribbean

    21 December 2022

    The new "Social Protection Overview" for the region focuses on pension systems and finds that improvements in coverage, sufficiency and sustainability are essential to provide economic security, particularly to those people most affected by crises such as COVID-19.

  2. Video

    2022: Advancing social justice in a world in crisis

    21 December 2022

    As 2022 comes to a close, the ILO looks back on its efforts to promote a human-centred recovery and advance social justice during a year of many firsts.

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    Maritime sector

    Joint ILO-IMO meeting adopts guidelines on seafarer abandonment

    20 December 2022

    New measures to improve conditions for seafarers, including those who have been abandoned, have been adopted at a meeting involving governments and maritime workers and employers’ organizations.

  4. International Migrants Day

    ILO announces winners of the 2022 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    16 December 2022

    Winning entries provide balanced and ethical reporting on migrants and labour migration and encourage the media to address stereotypes and misconceptions.

  5. Podcast

    Labour migration and diverse gender identities

    16 December 2022

    Migrating for work can give people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions (SOGIE) the chance of a better life. But, what challenges do they face? And, how can they be supported?

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    Latin America

    Low levels of social protection and statistical invisibility increases the vulnerability of 55 million indigenous people

    15 December 2022

    The COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately affected more than 800 groups of indigenous peoples, who are overly affected by poverty and informality, have few opportunities for decent work, and face obstacles in accessing education or participating politically, says new ILO report.

  7. ECLAC / ILO report

    ECLAC and ILO point out the importance of promoting public policies to invigorate the Region's labour markets for quality employment creation

    09 December 2022

    In a new joint report, the organizations indicate that despite the recovery seen in labour markets in the first half of 2022, it is expected that in the second half the deceleration of growth will slow the region’s capacity to generate quality jobs.