Comment and analysis

2017

  1. Blog

    How workers with disabilities can help multinational enterprises succeed

    20 June 2017

    In my role as the Corporate Social Responsibility & Solidarity Manager of the Adecco Group in France – a multinational enterprise with operations in 60 countries – I have witnessed the positive impact of employing persons with disabilities at our company.

  2. Article

    A landmark step —India ratifies ILO conventions on child labour

    13 June 2017

    With the ratification of ILO Conventions No. 138 and 182 – India now has ratified six out of eight ILO fundamental conventions.

  3. © Bernard Spragg. NZ 2017

    Questions and Answers

    International Labour Conference to discuss labour migration and fair recruitment

    02 June 2017

    ILO News talked to Ryszard Cholewinski, ILO Migration Policy Specialist, about current trends and the importance of addressing governance challenges in a changing labour migration landscape.

  4. Blog

    What’s on the agenda at this year’s International Labour Conference?

    29 May 2017

    The 106th Session of the International Labour Conference gets under way in Geneva, Switzerland from June 5-16. Here’s a look at the main issues that will be discussed by government, employer and worker delegates from the ILO’s 187 member states.

  5. Blog

    More than 26 million unemployed in Latin America: The need for new engines of growth

    24 May 2017

    Forecasts confirm that the labour situation in Latin America and the Caribbean is becoming more worrisome.

  6. Blog

    Who takes out the digital trash?

    23 May 2017

    What does editing horrors from the Internet before the public sees them do the people with that job? Find out in our latest Work In Progress blog.

  7. © Benson Kua 2017

    Blog

    What does it mean to be LGBTI in 2017?

    17 May 2017

    On International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, ILO talks with Neline M., a lesbian woman, about life working for a multinational company.

  8. © Jonathan Ernst / World Bank 2017

    Questions and Answers

    ILO meeting to focus on jobs and skills mismatch

    10 May 2017

    ILO News talked to Paul Comyn, Senior Vocational Skills and Development Specialist in the ILO’s SKILLS branch, about the key focuses of the first annual International Conference on Jobs and Skills Mismatch from 11-12 May in Geneva.

  9. Blog

    New technologies and the dynamics of job creation

    03 May 2017

    The debate on the future of work needs to go beyond just forecasting the expected scale of job losses, writes the ILO’s Irmgard Nübler.

  10. World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    How data can protect workers’ health and lives

    28 April 2017

    This year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work focuses on the critical need for countries to improve their capacity to collect and utilize reliable occupational safety and health data. Dr Francisco Santos-O'Connor (ILO Senior Specialist in Occupational Safety and Health – OSH for Asia) explains the importance of optimizing the collection and use of these data.