International Labour Organisation
‘ILO new portal provides standards for better measurement of issues’
The new International Labour Organisation (ILO) statistics portal, ILOSTAT, will provide standards for better measurement of labour issues and improved global comparability.
Unending calls for investment in care for economic development
There is nothing more comforting for workers than to know that their children and elderly relatives are being properly cared for.
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, 000 injured workers, survivors get N1b from NSITF scheme in eight years
The Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has paid over N1billion to 10,000 injured workers and dependents of dead workers since the inception of the Employees Compensation Scheme (ECS) in July 2011.
ILO advocates relevant skills for youths to tackle unemployment
For the African continent to surmount unemployment challenge, its education policy must prioritise offering skills that are relevant to the industrialisation needs of the continent, Director General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Guy Ryder has said.
ILO adopts new labour standard to tackle harassment in workplace
The International Labour Organisation (ILO), has adopted a new standard to combat violence and harassment in the workplace. The Violence and Harassment Convention 2019 and Violence and Harassment Recommendation, 2019, were adopted by delegates on the final day of the Centenary International Labour Conference (ILC), in Geneva. For the Convention, 439 votes were…
‘Social protection critical amid deep world of work changes’
Experts on labour matters have said that sustainable social protection systems would become increasingly critical to provide support in a fast-changing world of work. They stressed the importance not only of decent job creation policies, but also of social protection to help workers, and particularly the most vulnerable, manage those transitions. Participants at…
ILO urges countries to ratify health, safety conventions
The Director General of International Labour Organisation (ILO), Guy Ryder has called on countries to ratify Occupational Safety and Health Conventions. The ILO Chief said the convention is at the heart of the ILO from the outset. Addressing the strategic plenary session of the ‘All-Russia Occupational Safety and Health Week’ in the Russian town…