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  1. COVID- 19

    Leading business in times of COVID crisis. By Deborah France-Massin, Director, ILO Bureau for Employers' Activities

    25 January 2021

  2. HIGHLIGHTS

    Overview of ‘Employer and business membership organizations: Leading enterprises in times of the COVID-19 crisis’

    25 January 2021

    Employer and business membership organizations (EBMOs) across the globe have been at the forefront of helping the businesses they represent to weather the COVID 19 crisis. EBMOs around the world have stepped up to deliver crucial services and amplify the business voice amid the sheer enormity of the COVID-19 crisis.

  3. Leading business in times of Covid crisis

    Analysis of the activities of employer and business membership organizations in the COVID-19 pandemic and what comes next

    25 January 2021

    Employer and business membership organizations (EBMOs) across the globe have been at the forefront of helping the businesses they represent to weather the COVID 19 crisis. EBMOs around the world have stepped up to deliver crucial services and amplify the business voice amid the sheer enormity of the COVID-19 crisis.

  4. COVID- 19

    Some reasons for optimism in the wake of crises. By Gary Rynhart.

    22 January 2021

    The Covid-19 pandemic has seen accelerated use and deployment of technology, from remote work and distributed workforces to online conferences, tele-medicine and online education. This will have profound implications for the future, but there is room for optimism.

  5. News

    Thriving in the digital economy: opportunities for EBMOs

    01 December 2020

    To remain strong, independent and effective representatives of their members, Employer and Business Membership Organizations (EBMOs) should strive to be role models for members and reflect their members’ best business practices.

  6. News

    The Federation of Egyptian Industries and ILO explore improving prospects for refugees and Egyptian host communities.

    25 November 2020

    Partnership for improving prospects for forcibly displaced persons and host communities (PROSPECTS) and the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI), Egypt’s largest employers’ organisation, organised two rounds of a capacity development workshop for employers in Alexandria and Cairo.

  7. COVID 19

    A global survey of enterprises: Managing the business disruptions of COVID-19

    12 November 2020

    This report provides an overview of the impact of COVID-19 on enterprises by analysing the results of a global survey carried out during the second quarter of 2020 with over 4,500 enterprises in 45 countries. The report offers the outlook of enterprises in relations to their operational continuity, financial health, workforce status as they felt the effects of the crisis

  8. PRODUCTIVITY

    Driving up Productivity: A quick overview of the Guide for Employers and Business-membership Organizations

    04 November 2020

    This Guide produced by the Bureaux for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) of the ILO provides practical guidance for Employer and Business Membership Organizations (EBMOs) to help them design and implement specific services to support their members to increase productivity and sustainability. The guide also provides practical advice to EBMOs on how they can reinforce their representative role in order to promote public policies that seek to enhance productivity, which will in turn enhance competitiveness and result in the creation of more and better jobs.

  9. PRODUCTIVITY

    Driving up Productivity: A Guide for Employer and Business Membership Organizations

    04 November 2020

    This Guide produced by the Bureaux for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) of the ILO provides practical guidance for Employer and Business Membership Organizations (EBMOs) to help them design and implement specific services to support their members to increase productivity and sustainability. The guide also provides practical advice to EBMOs on how they can reinforce their representative role in order to promote public policies that seek to enhance productivity, which will in turn enhance competitiveness and result in the creation of more and better jobs.

  10. News

    Ghana Employers’ Association (GEA) explores, with ILO support, the cost and causes of rising industrial disputes in Ghana.

    01 November 2020

    Considering that the rising level of industrial disputes could negatively impact the cost of production and productivity of enterprises and might be aggravated by tensions within enterprises resulting from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, GEA, with the support of the ILO Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACTEMP), conducted a survey to investigate the cost and underlying causes of the rising industrial disputes in the country and its effects.