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Labour market recovery still ‘slow and uncertain’

New York: As the COVID-19 pandemic grinds on and global labour markets continue to struggle, the latest International Labour Organization (ILO) report, published on Monday, warns that recovery will remain slow.

Convention on worst forms of child labour receives universal ratification

New York: All 187 countries that are members of the UN International Labour Organization (ILO) have now ratified a convention to protect children from the worst forms of child labour, including slavery, prostitution and trafficking.

Millions more migrant workers, means countries lose ‘most productive part’ of workforce

New York, Dec 6 (IBNS): A new study launched on Wednesday by the International Labour Organization (ILO) reveals that the number of migrant workers has jumped by millions, leaving some countries without “the most productive part of their workforce.”

Global care crisis’ set to affect 2.3 billion people warns UN labour agency

New York, June 29 (IBNS): A “global care crisis” is looming which could affect 2.3 billion people by 2030, United Nations work experts warned on Thursday, highlighting the potential for greater inequality in a sector where women already perform “more than three-quarters” of all unpaid work.

Millions of young lives ‘at risk’ says UN labour chief, calling for an end to child labour

New York, June 13 (IBNS): No child under the age of 18 should be toiling in mines, fields, factories and homes, carrying heavy loads or working long hours, the head of the UN labour agency said on Tuesday, marking World Day against Child Labour.

Alberta lagging far behind on workplace rules: says Christina Gary

Calgary April 19 (IBNS): Alberta’s Labour Minister Christina Gray said in a recent statement released by her ministry about the provinces intention to review and adopt the workplace rules which should be fair, modern and family-friendly that support a growing economy.