Retooling workforce for digital transformation
“I am a graduate who worked in one of the multinational firms in Lagos, as a factory worker. We are over 500 working in the factory but many of us were later disengaged because the company deployed some automated machines to execute their jobs. I am back into the labour market looking for another job.”
BRICS commitment to social dialogue excites ILO
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has lauded the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) to promote social dialogue between governments and social partners.
Tackling unending plight of child labourers
There is no respite for children in Nigeria despite the passage of the Child Rights Act, which seeks to guarantee their basic rights. Indeed, about 70 per cent of Nigerian children are engaged in street hawking, 23 per cent in domestic work and 15 per cent in street begging, among other jobs....
Social dialogue critical to creation of decent jobs, says ILO
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has stressed the critical role social dialogue plays in the creation of decent jobs and improved performance for business.In a report entitled, ‘building trust in a changing world of work’ was co-authored by the ILO and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development...
Global women employment hits 49%, says ILO
More women are less likely to participate in the labour market and are more likely to be unemployed in most parts of the world, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said.
Unemployment in Sub-Sahara Africa to hit 7.2% in 2018, says ILO
The unemployment rate in the sub-Sahara is expected to rise to 7.2% in 2018 with additional one million new entrants into the joblessness population, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has said.
ILO adopts new standard on response to conflicts, disaster management
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has adopted new landmark standard to respond to contemporary crisis situations arising from conflicts and disasters across the world.
Unemployment rate hits over 210m globally – ILO
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said that over 210 million people are unemployed globally and that by 2030 the world would need 600 million jobs extra.