ILO: Working Time and Work-Life Balance Around the World

“The number of hours worked, the way in which they are organized, and the availability of rest periods can significantly affect not only the quality of work, but also life …

ILO: Global Wage Report 2022-23: The impact of inflation and COVID-19 on wages and purchasing power

“This year’s ILO Global Wage Report, the eighth in the series, presents an in-depth empirical analysis of how concurrent crises – the COVID-19 pandemic followed by the cost-of-living crisis – …

ILO Committee on Freedom of Association 400th Report

Here is the most recent ILO CFA Report    

Decent work in the platform economy

The growth in the platform economy and platform work represents an opportunity for job creation and more flexible organization of production processes, but also a challenge in terms of fair …

Heading in the Wrong Direction: ‘Global Britain’ and ILO Standards on Industrial Action

Global Britain’ is the ambitious term used by the UK Government for describing Britain’s place in the world after Brexit. Attempts at definition have focused on its critical role as a defender of …

TUC reports government to UN body over attacks on right to strike

The UK’s main union body has reported the government to the UN’s labour standards organisation for alleged attacks on workers’ right to strike. The Trades Union Congress (TUC) said ministers …

UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – Concluding Observations on Zimbabwe

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) evaluated Zimbabwe in its recent review found: “The Committee is concerned that legislation to protect labor rights and prevent discrimination …

Tripartite working group agrees on a way forward for ILO work in supply chains

The core elements of an ambitious and comprehensive strategy on decent work in supply chains have been agreed by a tripartite working group  – representing governments, employers and workers – of …

Fair pay complaint to ILO crashes and burns

Business New Zealand’s attempt to derail the Government’s controversial Fair Pay Agreements legislation at the International Labour Organisation has flopped. Instead of issuing the grave condemnation sought by the business …

KCTU’s Request of ILO’s Intervention on the Truck Drivers’ Strike in Republic of Korea

The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) requested ILO’s intervention in the violation of fundamental principle and rights, especially right to collective bargaining and civil liberty in relation to the …

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