Highlights

June 2018

  1. 107th Session of the International Labour Conference

    Italian Trade Unions intervention to the plenary

    04 June 2018

    Statement by Mr Plinio Limata, Italian Workers’ Delegate to the ILC

May 2018

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    Press release

    AIDS’ impact on the labour force costs billions in lost earnings: ILO

    24 May 2018

    An ILO report highlights the toll HIV and AIDS continue to take on the labour force, and its economic and social implications. The ILO calls for urgent efforts to close the treatment gaps, step up testing and prevention measures, and ensure workers can enjoy healthy and productive lives.

  2. Global Deal

    Social dialogue key to decent work: Global Deal report

    18 May 2018

    Flagship report highlights the critical role of social dialogue in creating decent work and inclusive growth. But it also notes that much more needs to be done to promote the rights to freedom of association and collective bargaining.

  3. International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

    Safety, respect and dignity for all at work and beyond

    17 May 2018

  4. World Employment and Social Outlook 2018

    24 million jobs to open up in the green economy

    14 May 2018

    ILO flagship report estimates job losses and job creation as the world moves to a greener economy.

April 2018

  1. Informal economy

    More than 60 per cent of the world’s employed population are in the informal economy: ILO

    30 April 2018

    A new ILO report shows that 2 billion people work informally, most of them in emerging and developing countries. The majority lack social protection, rights at work and decent working conditions.

March 2018

  1. International Women’s Day

    ILO: Women still less likely to be active in the labour market than men in most of the world

    08 March 2018

    Despite notable progress over the past 20 years, updated ILO figures show persistent inequalities between women and men on access to the labour market, unemployment and conditions at work.

  2. International Women’s Day

    Change is necessary for rural women

    08 March 2018

    In a statement to mark International Women’s Day, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, says that rural women must not be overlooked in policy decisions.

February 2018

  1. World Day of Social Justice

    Social justice for migrant workers is in everyone’s interest

    20 February 2018

    Fair treatment for the world’s 150 million migrant workers is in everyone’s interest, and requires labour migration to be well-governed and effective, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

January 2018

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    New report

    ILO, OECD call for tapping immigrants’ contribution to foster economic transformation

    24 January 2018

    New report shows that negative perceptions of immigrants are often unjustified as their impact on labour markets, economic growth and public finance in developing countries is generally positive, although relatively limited.