Global joblessness worsens, to hit 5.8% in 2017
Fresh 3.4 million jobs would be lost in 2017 bringing the global joblessness rate to 5.8 from 5.7 per cent recorded in 2016, a new report by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has sad.
World’s jobless to rise amid economic uncertainty
The UN International Labour Organisation (ILO), said economic growth trends was lagging behind employment needs and predicts both rising unemployment and worsening social inequality throughout 2017.
Labour leader tasks African governments over rapid industrialisation drive
The General Secretary, National Union of Textile Garment Workers of Nigeria (NUTGTWN), Issa Aremu has advocated a policy direction that will aid the rapid industrialization of the African continent.
ILO seeks global expansion of social security to tackle inequalities
There is no more excuse by any nation not to institute social protection initiatives, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has said.
ILO bemoans weak outlook for jobs, slow growth
Working population in the G20 countries that is largely populated by youth is no longer enjoying the support of governments, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has said.
ILO, firms seal pact on global business, disability network charter
BNP Paribas, IBM, Repsol and Sodexo have signed the International Labour Organization (ILO) Global Business and Disability Network Charter.
Child labourers hit 168 million, as ILO seeks reduction
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has canvassed urgent global action on child labour, saying the scourge is silently spreading wide, hitting 168 million worldwide.
‘Economies need $10tr to eradicate poverty by 2030’
To stem the growing pangs of poverty across global economies, about $600 billion might be required yearly or $10 trillion in the next 15 years.