News about digital labour platforms
A responsible transition to digital wages: A timely step for Cambodia
02 March 2023
Soriya is a worker in one of the garment factories receiving services from Better Factories Cambodia that has recently transitioned to digital wages. For many garment workers, adapting to this new way of receiving wages has been challenging.
ILO Director-General discusses bilateral cooperation with the European Commission
01 December 2022
During his first official visit to Brussels, the ILO Director-General met the Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal, the Vice-President for Promoting our European Way of Life, and the EU Commissioners for Jobs and Social Rights and for International Partnerships. They discussed ongoing work and the priorities ahead.
ILO Director-General to attend G20 Summit in Indonesia
10 November 2022
The ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, will be attending the G20 Leaders’ Summit, to be held 15-16 November, in Bali, Indonesia.
Women in management
New national initiative aims to put more women on Jordan’s corporate boards
05 October 2022
A new national digital platform, launched with the patronage of Queen Rania of Jordan, aims to create a comprehensive database of women qualified to hold corporate leadership and board positions, and so increase their presence in private sector decision-making roles.
International Journal of Labour Research
Unions must work together and find ways to organize new forms of work
26 September 2022
Trade unions need to strengthen their unity, attract more young people and organize workers in the digital economy, according to a new report.
48th Arab Labour Conference
ILO Director-General’s address to the Arab Labour Conference 2022
18 September 2022
In a recorded video address, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder addresses Arab governments, workers and employers meeting in Cairo, Egypt, with a call to pursue with the ILO a shared mission of promoting social justice.
Global Employment Trends for Youth
Recovery in youth employment is still lagging, says ILO
11 August 2022
A new report, issued ahead of International Youth Day, shows large regional differences in young people's prospects in the labour market.
News on the go
Teaching and the teaching profession in a digital world- Zambia
22 July 2022
Zambian constituents of the International Labour Organization have adopted a roadmap towards a human-centred digital future in education.
The 2nd Employment Working Group G20 Meeting: “Improving the Employment Condition to Recover Together”
16 May 2022
The ILO supports the G20 Presidency of Indonesia which is committed to advocate collective action on three main pillars on global health architecture, sustainable energy transition and digital transformation.
Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank
Invest in a greener and more inclusive human-centred recovery ILO tells World Bank and IMF
21 April 2022
In statements to the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, emphasized the urgency of fostering a human-centred recovery amid a fragile outlook for 2022.