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Children now work to ensure families can survive amid Gaza war, says ILO

Eight months to the day since the Israel-Hamas war erupted in Gaza, the UN labour agency, ILO, warned on Friday that families there now send their children to work just to survive, as unemployment nears a staggering 80 per cent.

Global unemployment is set to decline slightly this year, says ILO

Global unemployment numbers will fall modestly this year, but unequal access to jobs is still a problem worldwide, particularly for women in poorer countries, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said in a new report published on Wednesday.

ILO report suggests global unemployment to increase in 2024

Global unemployment is expected to rise this year, with growing inequality and stagnant productivity also a cause for concern on the economic horizon, the UN labour agency ILO said on Wednesday.

Pakistan: Unemployment figure in Pakistan to touch 5.6 million this year, says ILO report

The unemployment figure in Pakistan, a country suffering from a financial crisis, is projected to hit 5.6 million this year, as per data released by the Intern­ational Labour Organisation (ILO).

ILO calls for fresh support as job losses grip post-quake Türkiye and Syria

New York: Urgent support is needed to prevent a slide into poverty and an increase in child labour and hand-to-mouth jobs, following the devastating earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria in February, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Tuesday in new assessment reports.

Urgent investment needed to improve conditions for key workers: ILO

New York: Essential workers who kept families, societies and economies going while the world was on COVID lockdown, need better pay and conditions urgently, if countries are to future-proof themselves from the next global crisis, UN labour experts said on Wednesday.

Economic slowdown may force workers into ‘lower quality’ jobs

New York: Finding a decent and well-paid job is likely to be harder this year, thanks to the continuing global economic downturn, the UN labour agency said on Monday.

Flexible work arrangements, a benefit to all – ILO report

New York: Flexible working hours can advance economies and businesses while helping employees and families achieve a better work-life balance, according to a new report launched by the International Labour Organization (ILO) on Friday.

More than 1 in 5 worldwide suffering from violence at work: ILO

New York: More than one in five people employed – almost 23 per cent - have experienced violence and harassment in the workplace, whether physical, psychological or sexual, according to the first ever joint analysis of data worldwide carried out by the UN International Labour Organization (ILO), the independent global charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation (LRF) and analytics and polling company, Gallup.

Rising inflation, falling wages threaten increased poverty and unrest: ILO

New York: Rising inflation has caused a striking decline in real monthly wages in many countries, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said in a report published on Wednesday, highlighting the urgent need for policies to prevent further poverty, inequality and social unrest.

50 million people worldwide in modern slavery: ILO

Geneva: Fifty million people were living in modern slavery in 2021, according to the latest Global Estimates of Modern Slavery . Of these people, 28 million were in forced labour and 22 million were trapped in forced marriage.

ILO calls for adequate workers conditions during extreme heat in Iraq

New York: The UN labour agency, ILO, says it is becoming increasingly concerned about working conditions in Iraq, where temperatures have soared to 50 degrees Celsius in recent weeks.

Collective bargaining in the workplace, essential for global recovery: ILO

New York: In the fast-changing world of work, the UN International Labour Organization (ILO) highlighted on Thursday just how important dialogue between workers and management is to the global post-pandemic recovery – and to keeping people’s wages fair.

Invest in care services to generate jobs, support working parents: ILO report

New York: Greater investment in care services could create nearly 300 million jobs by 2035, the UN’s labour agency, ILO, said in a report published on Monday ahead of International Women’s Day, celebrated annually on 8 March.

COVID-19: Health workers face ‘dangerous neglect’, warn WHO, ILO

New York: Health teams worldwide need much safer working conditions to combat the “dangerous neglect” they have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN health and labour agencies said on Monday.