Employment and decent work in refugee and other forced displacement contexts (Compendium of ILO’s lessons learned, emerging good practices and policy guidance)

“The number of people forcibly displaced by armed conflict, generalized violence and human rights violations stands at an all-time high. The increasing scale, duration and complexity of the global displacement …

Empowering Women at Work: Trade Union Policies and Practices for Gender Equality

Persistent gender-based discrimination and inequalities in the labour market reflect longestablished unequal power relations, which carry enormous consequences for women and society. Moreover, the COVID-19 crisis, like no other previous …

International Labour Review SPECIAL ISSUE: Transnational futures of international labour law

“This Special Issue on transnational labour law is placed in the context of the ILO centenary and the challenge of achieving the objective of decent work in a new century, …

Namibia ratifies the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189) and the Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190)

On 9 December 2020, Namibia became the third country, after Uruguay and Fiji, and the first African country, to ratify the ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190) , a year …

ILO: Resolution concerning maritime labour issues and the COVID-19 pandemic

ILO Governing Body calls for urgent action on seafarer COVID-19 crisis: “The Governing Body of the International Labour Organization has taken the exceptional action of adopting a Resolution to address …

Reflections on Labour Law from a Southern African Perspective

This compilation consists of four parts. Part 1 consists of opening addresses by Corrine Vargha, Karen Curtis and Judge Waglay. Part 2 covers the topic ‘freedom of association and collective …

Argentina ratificó el Convenio de la OIT sobre violencia laboral

En diálogo con Radio Gráfica, la presidenta de la Comisión de Legislación del Trabajo, diputada de extracción gremial, Vanesa Siley, dijo que “esto es el fruto de una lucha” y reconoció a …

From a ‘Moral Commentator’ to a ‘Determined Actor’? How the International Labour Organization (ILO) Orchestrates the Field of International Industrial Relations

“Collective action on the part of the International Labour Organization (ILO) has always been dependent on the ability of the International Labour Office, the permanent secretariat of the ILO, to …

U.S. accused of violating international labor laws, forced-labor protections in new complaint

Leaders representing a large number of U.S. trade unions filed a complaint with the United Nations’ labor agency Wednesday, arguing that the country under President Trump has violated international labor …

Comentarios a las memorias de OIT enviados por centrales sindicales Colombianas. Aplicación de los Convenios 144, 87, 98, 122, 177 y 159

Como es de su conocimiento, cada año las centrales sindicales tienen la posibilidad de enviar sus propios comentarios a las Memorias de cada Gobierno envía a la Comisión de Expertos …

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