20 June 2017
In my role as the Corporate Social Responsibility & Solidarity Manager of the Adecco Group in France – a multinational enterprise with operations in 60 countries – I have witnessed the positive impact of employing persons with disabilities at our company.
Disability and Labour
15 May 2017
At the Expert Conference on Disabilities, the Director of the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) calls for more engagement of workers’ organizations in promoting decent work for persons with disabilities.
Persons with Disabilities
This conference serves to address trade union actions on disability in multi-sectoral forum. As well as disseminating research and raising awareness on inclusion of persons with disabilities and the relation between this and decent work, the conference will also identify ways forward for both trade unions and the ILO itself. Working together across ILO units (including ACTRAV and GED), the conference will also closely engage the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and Global Union Federations in design and execution.
01 March 2017
Better Work, a collaboration between the International Finance Cooperation (IFC) and the ILO, has joined forces with an innovative foundation to improve factory clinics and boost the quality of life for a group of deaf workers in Haiti.
Promoting inclusive workplaces
The Indonesia Business and Disability Network to promote diversity and inclusiveness at the workplace
20 December 2016
Indonesia continues to move towards inclusive business with the establishment of the Indonesia Business and Disability Network (IBDN) in December 2016.
03 December 2016
This video describes some of the work the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries is doing in collaboration with the Pacific Disability Forum (PDF) to assist disabled persons in Fiji. This initiative is part of the Pacific Enable Project
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
03 December 2016
People with disabilities are the world’s largest minority, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder. However, their right to productive employment and decent work is frequently denied.
Our impact, their stories
02 December 2016
An ILO-funded Start Your Own Business training and mentorship programme brings financial independence to people with disabilities in Vanuatu.
01 December 2016
Globally, there are over one billion people with disabilities. They are now more active in our society than ever before. Yet employment rates are low and many barriers to work still exist. Explore this InfoStory to find out why employing people with disabilities makes good business sense for private companies, and how you can help promote inclusion.
30 November 2016
New publication provides practical information for companies on how they can benefit from offering workplace adjustments to workers with specific needs.