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  1. © Thein Zaw/Associated Press 2021

    The Washington Post

    ILO says garment industry should do more to help workers

    21 October 2020

  2. © Fahad Abdullah Kaizer/UN Women 2021

    XinhuaNet

    Asia-Pacific garment industry suffers as COVID-19 impacts ripple through supply chain: ILO

    21 October 2020

  3. Event

    Dealing with COVID-19 disruptions: Facilitating bipartite social dialogue for recovery and building back better

    ECOT, in cooperation with ILO, called for consultations with workers organizations on 21 Oct 2020 in Bangkok. Consultations were aimed at building a shared understanding on the challenges of the current situation and develop a bipartite consensus on way forward

  4. Mail Online

    Pandemic seen rolling back conditions in Asia garment factories

    21 October 2020

  5. Women's Leadership in Social Dialogue for Gender Equality in the Asian Garment Sector

    Evidence for amplifying women’s voice, representation & leadership

    As part of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the ILO and its International Training Center (ITCILO) are holding a five-part webinar series to explore social dialogue-based solutions for advancing gender equality in the garment and apparel sector in Asia. This webinar is the first in the series.

  6. © Fahad Abdullah Kaizer/UN Women 2021

    Garment sector in Asia and the Pacific

    Asia-Pacific garment industry suffers as COVID-19 impact ripples through supply chain

    21 October 2020

    Collapsing consumer demand, government lockdown measures and disruptions to raw material imports have taken their toll on the Asia Pacific garment industry, says a new ILO report.

  7. © ILO 2021

    Social dialogue

    Social dialogue crucial to tackling impact of COVID-19

    20 October 2020

    Agreements between governments, employers and workers help protect workers, businesses and economies during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report says.

  8. Women's Leadership in Social Dialogue for Gender Equality in the Asian Garment Sector

    Webinar Series: Women’s leadership in social dialogue for gender equality in the garment sector

    As part of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the ILO and its International Training Center (ITCILO) are holding a five-part webinar series to explore social dialogue-based solutions for advancing gender equality in the garment and apparel sector in Asia.

  9. Background note

    Labour relations and COVID-19 in Germany

    12 October 2020

    Find out how bipartite social dialogue between employers and trade unions was used to mitigate the COVID-19 crisis in Germany (temporary wage subsidies).

  10. Fundamental principles and rights at work

    Issue paper on COVID-19 and fundamental principles and rights at work

    07 October 2020

    For the millions of workers already in vulnerable situations, the COVID-19 crisis can have devastating consequences: their fundamental rights at work are under threat, pushing them and their families towards greater insecurity. Safeguarding and extending fundamental principles and rights at work will therefore be critical to the success of both immediate and longer-term responses to the crisis in the world of work.