ILO urges Africa to embrace human-centre future of work
The International Labour Organisation (ILO), has urged African countries to work towards a work arena that does not only have human face, but also has human beings at its centre.
‘Uncertain global economic outlook calls for renewed labour policies, institutions’
Growing concerns about global economic and employment prospects must be met with robust policies to promote employment, social dialogue, labour standards and institutions, the International...
Nigeria assumes presidency of ILO Government Group
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has assumed office as President, Government Group of the Governing Board (GB) of the International Labour Organisation...
Nigeria joins global trade union to mark decent work day
Nigeria yesterday, joined the rest of the global trade union movement to mark the 2019 Decent Work Day. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) described decent work as one that is secured and done by free workers...
Pushing frontiers of occupational safety
As the world of work becomes more sophisticated, so also is the degree of occupational danger workers are exposed to continues to increase. Indeed, the need for workers to be more careful in the workplace is also a message relevant stakeholders often pass to workers and their representatives.
10% of workers receive nearly half of global pay
A new International labour Organisation (ILO) dataset has revealed that only 10 per cent of workers received 48.9 per cent of total global pay, while the lowest-paid 50 per cent of workers receive just 6.4 per cent.
ILO advocates concrete measures to tackle inequality
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has advocated concrete measures to tackle inequality in the work place.It emphasised that the tools to tackle employment inequality already exists and that concrete measures are needed in a range of policy areas.
Galvanising global efforts to tackle youth unemployment
The number of unemployed youths has been on a worrying upward swing in the last few years with Africa most affected.