News room

January 2023

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    Inditex joins ILO’s Global Business and Disability Network

    25 January 2023

    The International Labour Organization’s Global Business and Disability Network aims to increase recognition by companies, such as Inditex – the world’s largest clothing retailer – of the benefits of disability inclusion.

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    ILO Director-General highlights world of work issues and social justice at World Economic Forum

    16 January 2023

    The ILO Director-General, Gilbert Houngbo emphasized the need for social justice at the gathering of leaders in the Swiss resort of Davos.

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    ILO welcomes discussions on decent work in the professional football sector

    16 January 2023

    The meeting follows the 2022 Global Labour Agreement (GLA) between the World Leagues Forum (WLF) and the Fédération Internationale des Associations de Footballeurs Professionnels (FIFPRO).

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    Economic slowdown likely to force workers to accept lower quality jobs

    16 January 2023

    Faltering global employment growth and the pressure on decent working conditions risk undermining social justice, according to the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2023 report.

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    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.

December 2022

  1. © Mike Hood / IMO 2023

    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.

  2. Make fair labour migration a reality

    18 December 2022

    The International community must do better to ensure the world’s 169 million migrant workers are able to realize their basic human and labour rights, says ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, in a message released for International Migrants Day.

  3. 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.

  4. Trade unions of Uzbekistan go to social networks

    16 December 2022

    Trade unions in Uzbekistan intend to raise public awareness of their activities and the benefits of joining trade unions. To this end, communication specialists from six sectoral trade unions in Uzbekistan were trained to improve their skills and knowledge in the field of social networks.

  5. Business and Human Rights e-course helps to promote responsible business conduct in Georgia

    16 December 2022

    Online self-paced course on Business and Human Rights aims to strengthen capacity of participants to fully understand the linkages and implications of the business – human rights nexus, not only in general, but also in the specific context of Georgia.