Highlights

April 2019

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    Occupational safety and health

    New safety and health issues emerge as work changes

    24 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.

March 2019

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    Future of business

    Business models worldwide face radical change: ILO-IOE study

    27 March 2019

    A new study finds that innovation and flexibility are needed in the face of major changes affecting the way businesses around the world operate.

  2. International Women’s Day 2019

    Work-related gender gaps persist but solutions are clear – new ILO report

    07 March 2019

    Work-related gender gaps have not seen any meaningful improvement for 20 years, but a new ILO report says that the path to progress is clear.

February 2019

  1. Social Justice

    World Day of Social Justice

    19 February 2019

    In a statement marking World Day of Social Justice, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder says decent work is key to achieving sustainable development and social justice, itself a foundation of lasting peace.

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    World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2019

    Poor working conditions are main global employment challenge

    13 February 2019

    Progress in reducing unemployment globally is not being matched by improvements in the quality of work, says the International Labour Organization’s World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2019 report.

January 2019

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    Global Commission on the Future of Work

    A human-centred agenda needed for a decent future of work

    22 January 2019

    A Universal Labour Guarantee, social protection from birth to old age and an entitlement to lifelong learning are among ten recommendations made in a landmark report by the International Labour Organization’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.

  2. International Conference «New Perspectives in Feminist Labour: Work and Activism»

    Keynote by Gianni Rosas, Director of the ILO Office for Italy and San Marino

    17 January 2019

    University of Bologna

December 2018

  1. © Hoang Dinh Nam / AFP 2019

    Labour migration

    New ILO figures show 164 million people are migrant workers

    05 December 2018

    Some countries of origin are losing the most productive part of their workforce, the study says.

November 2018

  1. 19th Congress of the Sanmarinese Labour Conferderation

    Statement by Gianni Rosas, Director of the ILO Office for Italy and San Marino

    29 November 2018

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    Global Wage Report 2018/19

    Global wage growth lowest since 2008, while women still earning 20 per cent less than men

    26 November 2018

    The latest ILO Global Wage report finds global wage growth has been weak while the gender pay gap, at about 20 per cent globally, remains unacceptably high.