1. COVID-19 and Workers’Organizations: Interview with Sharan Burrow

    04 May 2020

    What should be the key policy measures to relaunch the Global economy affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic? Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) shares her views on the needs and expectations from the trade union movement on how to address the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Ms Burrow calls also for more solidarity and the need to strengthen Multilateralism…

  2. Multilateralism, SDGs and COVID-19: What role for workers'organisations?

    21 April 2020

    Why Multilaterialism and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are even more relevant as overarching responses to the COVID-19 pandemic? Maria Helena ANDRE, Director of the ILO’s Bureau for Workers ‘Activities shares her thoughts on the critical role to be played by Workers'organisations to respond effectively to the COVID-19 pandemic…

  3. Interactions between Workers’ Organizations and Workers in the Informal Economy: A Compendium of Practice

    30 January 2020

    The Compendium of Practice is a compilation of concrete examples, drawn from around the world, showing how trade unions have sought to reach out to workers in the informal economy to reduce the decent work deficits they face and support their transition to formality.

  4. ILO: Employment policies are key to address the challenge of migration

    24 January 2020

    At the 12th Summit of the Global Forum in Ecuador, ILO stated that decent work deficits are one of the main causes of migratory movements. The ILO Regional Director recalled in his speech that most migration is directly or indirectly related to the world of work.

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    Sharp rise in women-owned businesses in Central America

    16 December 2019

    Case studies from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico (Chihuahua) and Panama show that women’s success as business owners and employers can be influenced by the size of their enterprise, the economic sectors in which they operate, their education and professional experience.