Cooperatives and the World of Work No. 14 – Partnerships between trade unions and the social and solidarity economy to support informal economy workers

“Over two billion workers, representing 61.2 per cent of global employment, are in the informal economy (ILO 2018a). Workers’ experiences differ significantly depending on their occupation, with women concentrated in …

ILO Working Paper: Protection of workers’ personal data: General principles

“This study on “the legal protection of workers’ personal data” aims to develop the knowledge base on this subject in light of legal and technological developments. The purpose of this …

ILO Flagship Social Dialogue Report 2022: Collective bargaining for an inclusive sustainable and resilient recovery

“Concerns have been growing over rising in- equality in earnings and widening gaps in labour market opportunities. This is mirrored by sluggish productivity growth on the one hand, and a …

Corporate Accountability for Human Rights Abuses: A Guide for Victims and NGOs on Recourse Mechanisms

“Published for the first time in 2010, FIDH’s guide on Corporate Accountability for Human Rights Abuses seeks to provide a practical tool for victims and their (legal) representatives, NGOs and other …

UN’s labour agency suspends cooperation with Russia

ILO suspends cooperation with Russia, except when related to humanitarian assistance, until it halts its war on Ukraine. The UN’s International Labour Organization has said it will halt all technical …

Bangladesh ratifies the Minimum Age Convention

Bangladesh has now ratified all ILO Fundamental instruments. On 22 March 2022, the Government of Bangladesh deposited with the International Labour Office the instrument of ratification of the Minimum Age Convention, …

ILO Committee of Experts of the Application of Conventions and recommendations (CEACR) 2022

The ILO CEACR has published its 2022 annual report. The CEACR has ‘double footnoted’ the most concerning cases:  Azerbaijan, Central African Republic, China, Malawi, and Myanmar

ILO Technical Brief: Healthy and Safe Telework

” The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have called for measures to be put in place to protect workers’ health while teleworking. A new technical brief …

Acuerdo para reintegrar a pilotos de Avianca que fueron despedidos por la huelga

Luego de cuatro años de realizada la huelga más larga de la historia en el transporte aéreo, en Colombia, decidida por ACDAC sindicato gremial de pilotos, en la empresa Avianca, …

Italy ratifies the ILO Convention (No. 190) on the elimination of violence and harassment in the world of work

On 29 October 2021, Italy deposited the instrument of ratification of the Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190) , with the Director-General of the ILO, thereby becoming the ninth country in …

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