29 July 2019
On World Day against Trafficking in Persons (30 July), the International Labour Organization (ILO) highlights the link between labour migration, debt bondage and human trafficking, and calls for continued efforts to improve labour migration governance and reduce exploitation.
11 July 2019
The 2019 Regulating for Decent Work prize has been won by a Vietnamese researcher for a study of the conditions of female migrant workers in Myanmar’s garment factories. The prize was presented during the 6th Regulating for Decent Work conference, hosted by the ILO.
18 April 2019
National, local and regional governments and non-governmental organizations are encouraged to showcase decent work policies that help youth reach their full potential.
18 April 2019
A new report on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), published ahead of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, reviews the ILO’s 100 years of achievements, and reveals some of the emerging challenges and opportunities in creating better working environments.
17 April 2019
Representatives of governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations agree more must be done, and urgently, to manage the millions of tonnes of e-waste produced each year.
ILO welcomes Joint Statement of the ASEAN Trade Union Council and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers
05 April 2019
On 4 to 5 April 2019, the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) held its second Joint Dialogue on labour migration in Manila, The Philippines, supported by the ILO.
27 March 2019
There are numerous challenges in labour law compliance in this sector, notably in overtime, labour contracts, unemployment benefits, occupational safety and health, and social insurance.
29 January 2019
An ILO study with data from the General Statistics Office found that around 40 per cent of employed young people had found their jobs by asking friends and family.
02 January 2019
To welcome the beginning of the ILO’s century year, we look at the organization’s history and impact – and how it is preparing for its second century.
13 December 2018
The ASEAN Safe Migration Campaign #SafeMigrationASEAN was launched to raise public awareness on safe labour migration that benefits all.
28 November 2018
The delegation with representatives from the Swiss Government, employers and workers’ organizations visited Tien Hung Furniture Co., a Binh Duong-based wood processing company which has sucessfully participated in SCORE Training.
Cooperation with Switzerland in labour market policies and up-skilling to help VN gain more and better jobs
26 November 2018
The agenda of labour market policy and up-skilling is becoming more important than ever as Viet Nam is entering a new era of deeper international integration.
02 November 2018
The 11th ASEAN Forum on Labour Migration concluded with the adoption of 15 recommendations on how digitalisation can contribute to decent work for migrant workers.
14 September 2018
The international competition aims at encouraging quality reporting on labour migration and recruitment of migrant workers.
18 June 2018
It is important that Viet Nam’s legislation strengthens the role of trade unions in representing and protecting migrant workers, as well as in formulation of laws, policies and programmes.
14 May 2018
ILO flagship report estimates job losses and job creation as the world moves to a greener economy.
24 April 2018
The initiative which aims to provide an opportunity for strengthening local research capacity on labour issues, especially industrial relations-related topics, opens for submissions from 24 April until 25 June 2018.
24 April 2018
The Code and its monitoring tools will help recruitment agencies to measure their compliance with national and international laws and best practices and aim to reduce fees charged to migrant workers. By making the costs transparent in advertisements, contracts and pre-departure training, the risk of exploitation of migrant workers should be reduced.
07 March 2018
Despite notable progress over the past 20 years, updated ILO figures show persistent inequalities between women and men on access to the labour market, unemployment and conditions at work.
ILO/IOM: Labour rights and skills development key to improving outcomes of migration in South-East Asia
15 December 2017
Against the backdrop of increasing migration among ASEAN countries, joint ILO/IOM report assesses changes in the lives of migrant workers from before to after their migration.