October 2015

  1. ILO to publish Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015

    02 October 2015

  2. © Ollivier Girard / CIFOR 2015

    More than half of the world’s older persons lack quality long-term care

    01 October 2015

    A new ILO study reveals a global shortfall of 13.6 million care workers undermining the delivery of quality services to more than half of the world’s older persons.

September 2015

  1. ILO and Japan Tobacco International step up joint work to promote fundamental labour rights in the tobacco supply chain

    29 September 2015

    Under the partnership, the ILO will conduct research into forced labour, discrimination, freedom of association and collective bargaining, as well as occupational safety and health in farming communities in countries where JTI purchases tobacco.

  2. Garment worker’s rights and voice in Bangladesh given boost

    26 September 2015

    Sweden, Bangladesh and the ILO have committed to improve dialogue and protect rights in the ready-made garment sector.

  3. 105th International Labour Conference to review the impact of the Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization

    08 September 2015

    The ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization will be the subject of a major evaluation of its impact by the International Labour Conference in June 2016.

  4. ILO welcomes G20 priority of boosting growth, jobs and reducing inequalities

    04 September 2015

    The ILO Director-General highlighted ministers’ agreement to undertake a mix of policies using “wage-setting mechanisms, institutions for social dialogue, social protection systems, employment services and active labour market policies.”

  5. G20 caught in weak economic and jobs recovery spiral

    04 September 2015

    “A weak economic recovery continues to weigh heavily on G20 labour markets, while the persistent lack of decent jobs is in turn hurting the recovery,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, who’s taking part in the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers meeting and their joint meeting with G20 Finance Ministers in Ankara.

  6. ILO Director-General and labour confederations in Turkey discuss how to improve labour and union rights

    03 September 2015

    The ILO Director-General’s meeting with the confederations of workers’ and public servants’ unions in Turkey highlighted the importance of trade unions and social dialogue in dealing with current issues in the world of work

  7. Collective bargaining and social dialogue highlighted in workshop as vital tools to ensure good industrial relations in MENA region

    03 September 2015

    The ILO brings together employer and union representatives from the MENA region to explore successful collective bargaining and bipartite social dialogue structures and practices in selected sectors.

  8. Weekly radio show to help workers understand their rights and responsibilities

    03 September 2015

    DHAKA - The International Labour Organization (ILO) with the support of the Government of Bangladesh and the Government of Norway is launching a Bangla-language radio show for workers entitled ‘আমারশ্রম, আমারঅধিকার’(My Labour, My Rights). Featuring workers rights experts, the shows will help create better understanding of rights and responsibilities in the workplace.