News room

May 2022

  1. Remarks to G7 Opening Session by the ILO Director-General Guy Ryder

    24 May 2022

  2. ILO: Labour market recovery goes into reverse

    23 May 2022

    Recovery in the global labour market is threatened by multiple and interlinked global crises, as well as increasing inequalities, according to the latest ILO report on the world of work.

  3. © Dominic Chavez / World Bank 2022

    ILO/UNICEF: Social protection contributes to reducing child labour

    18 May 2022

    A new ILO-UNICEF report calls for the closing of the social protection coverage gap that means 1.5 billion children are still unsupported by family or child cash benefits.

  4. ILO body adopts new minimum monthly wage for seafarers

    18 May 2022

    An increase in minimum monthly wages has been agreed for the world’s seafarers.

  5. © Miguel Medina / AFP 2022

    ILO to release latest Monitor on the world of work, analyzing impact of multiple crises

    17 May 2022

    The ILO will publish the 9th edition of its Monitor report series, which tracks the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and other crises on workers and businesses worldwide.

  6. Far-reaching action needed to end child labour

    16 May 2022

    Delegates at the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour unite in calling for more to be done to end child labour

  7. © Fadel Senna / AFP 2022

    Nearly 5 million jobs have been lost in Ukraine since the start of the Russian aggression, says ILO

    11 May 2022

    Amid the humanitarian crisis sparked by Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, labour markets are being disrupted both in the country and in neighbouring states.

  8. Better Work Feasibility Study launched in Uzbekistan

    10 May 2022

    The Government of Uzbekistan collaborates with ILO’s Better Work Programme to support the policy of diversification and decent work in the garment sector.

  9. Enhancing coordination of social protection and employment service delivery: a training in Armenia

    06 May 2022

    Public Officials of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection and Integrated Social Service Centres completed the training organised by the ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia in collaboration with the European Centre for Social Policy Welfare and Research.

  10. © Clarence Elie-Rivera/DC37 2022

    Collective agreements contribute to fighting inequality, says ILO

    05 May 2022

    Collective bargaining played a crucial role during the pandemic and can provide an effective means for employers and workers to tackle the new challenges that are shaking up the world of work.