COVID-19 was a big test for UN migration initiatives. Did they succeed?

“During the springtime lockdowns in Europe, a poem-turned-video ‘you clap for me now’, went viral. Its message was to protect the migrants in the EU, who work to keep home-office populations …

ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. Seventh edition Updated estimates and analysis

In this issue of the ILO Monitor, the ILO provides data on working hours lost worldwide, and expectations for gaining that and jobs back in the first part of 2021. …

Relatores Especiales ONU habían advertido sobre inconveniencia de la Ley de Huelga en Costa Rica

Esta semana se cumplirá un año desde la expedición de la “LEY PARA BRINDAR SEGURIDAD JURÍDICA SOBRE LA HUELGA Y SUS PROCEDIMIENTOS” en Costa Rica, que siendo una respuesta a …

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 …

General observation on matters arising from the application of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006) during the COVID-19 pandemic

“The Committee notes with deep concern the challenges and the impact that restrictions and other measures adopted by governments around the world to contain the spread of the COVID19 pandemic …

The migrant pay gap: Understanding wage differences between migrants and nationals

“Labour migration can be an important vehicle for development, when it is fair, well-governed and allows migrant workers to access decent work. The world counts an estimated 164 million migrant …

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, …

Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos estudiará caso sobre violaciones al derecho de Huelga en Guatemala | Inter-American Court of Human Rights to Study Case on Violations of the Right to Strike in Guatemala

El 27 de febrero de 2020 pasó al conocimiento de la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos, el caso EXTRABAJADORES DEL ORGANISMO JUDICIAL VS. GUATEMALA, cuyo Informe de Fondo fue emitido …

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 …

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