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Swift policy action, strong leadership can save millions of jobs, ‘avert the worst’ amid COVID-19 pandemic

New York/IBNS: As dire forecasts about the global economy add to the anxiety surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN’s labour agency (ILO) on Thursday offered a range of urgent measures, which, if governments act quickly, can help to protect workers in the workplace, stimulate the economy and save millions of jobs.

‘New tech’ business model threatens decent work conditions, warns UN

New York, Feb 14 (IBNS): Unemployment is down globally but workers’ conditions have not improved, the UN said on Wednesday, warning that some businesses driven by new technology “threaten to undermine” hard-won social gains of recent decades.