News, articles and statements

2022

  1. News

    Supporting the modernisation of labour inspection, mediation, conciliation and arbitration services in Greece

    17 November 2022

    The European Commission and the ILO will assist the Greek authorities in restructuring the Labour Inspectorate and strengthening the effectiveness of the labour dispute prevention and resolution system of Greece following the 2021 legislation reform.

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    Labour inspectorate

    New ILO labour inspection guidelines and practices discussed at high level international forum

    17 November 2022

    The forum, which was addressed by ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, showcased and discussed the recently approved guidelines updating labour inspection principles and practices.

  3. News

    International technical forum of Senior Officials of Labour Inspectorates

    01 November 2022

  4. News

    Provincial Fisheries and Manpower Offices of West Java Province join forces to secure decent work at fishing sector

    24 October 2022

    The ILO’s Ship to Shore Rights South-East Asia Programme supports the effort taken by the Provincial Manpower Office and the Provincial Marine Affairs and Fisheries Office of West Java to create a synergy in joint inspection onboard fishing vessels.

  5. Press release

    New command-and-control and operation centre launches in Jordan’s Labour Ministry

    20 October 2022

    In line with the e-government vision, a new system supported by the ILO will help the Ministry boost efficiency and ease its operations during labour inspections. This is an important step in the quest to ensure decent work for all.

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    Article

    Hoping for improvements after 27 years working at sea

    18 October 2022

    After 27 years working at sea, Sukarno’s working life remains the same— constant, hard work with few, short breaks. His hope is to work on land, close to his family.

  7. News

    Preventing forced labour at sea in Indonesia through labour inspections at Indonesian fishing ports

    17 October 2022

    The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab Multi Partner Fund supports the efforts taken by relevant ministries in Indonesia to improve protection for Indonesian local and migrant fishers with an updated field guide for labour inspection, training and pilot joint-inspections in Benoa and Jakarta ports.

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    Detention of foreign fishing vessel in South Africa follows ILO training on forced labour

    10 October 2022

  9. News

    Enhancing social dialogues for decent working conditions in Indonesia’s fishing industry

    01 August 2022

    Work in fishing is a hazardous occupation. Labour rights challenges in the fisheries sector such as weak labour inspection, poor occupational safety and health (OSH) and other problems related to working conditions can be improved through social dialogues among relevant parties.

  10. News

    Study of the Impact of Labour Inspection actions on compliance with labour legislation

    15 July 2022

    Based on the ILO Guide on the Harmonization of Labour Inspection Statistics, the ILO conducted a survey of a number of labour inspectorates concerning the indicators and criteria they use to measure the impact of their inspection activity, as well as its effectiveness, efficiency and penetration rate.

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    Ukraine crisis

    Ukraine works: How Labour Inspectors are supporting employers and workers in Ukraine

    05 July 2022

    With the ILO assistance, the Ukrainian Labour Inspectorate is helping businesses to continue operating despite the hostilities.

  12. Press release

    ILO supports the launch of Indonesia’s first Trade Unions’ Network in the Fishing Sector

    23 June 2022

    The 8.7 Accelerator Lab programme together with the Bureau of Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) supported the launch of a Trade Unions’ Network in the fishing sector aiming to foster a common voice between trade unions and to reinforce bilateral and tripartite social dialogue in the fishing sector.

  13. News

    Indonesia enhances its dispute prevention mechanism with the newly launch Industrial Relations Risk Mapping Guideline

    20 June 2022

    The ILO continuously supports the Indonesian Ministry of Manpower in strengthening the conditions of industrial relations at the company level with the launch and development of a Guideline on Industrial Relations Risk Mapping.

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    Ukraine

    Prevention through information: ILO campaign on Ukrainian railways to prevent labour exploitation among refugees

    12 April 2022

    The ILO and the State Labour Inspectorate of Ukraine came through with an information campaign on Ukrainian railways that warns people on the move about situations that may lead to labour exploitation.

  15. Labour inspection

    A look into ILO practices promoting effective labour law compliance

    07 April 2022

    New publication offers an overview of the ILO’s LABADMIN/OSH work through projects to ensure labour law compliance across the world

  16. News

    The ILO focuses on coordinated efforts in realizing decent work in Indonesia’s fishing industry

    30 March 2022

    The ILO initiates a coordinated consultation meeting for its fishery sector to strengthen its supports to realize decent working conditions for Indonesian fishers within the country and abroad.

  17. Asia-Pacific labour market insights

    E-formalization: A Korean success story

    25 March 2022

    An ILO report Digital solutions and formalization: E-formalization case study on the Republic of Korea highlights the role digitalization has played in Korea’s formalization success story and provides a series of valuable experiences for other countries in the region.

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    Labour inspection

    Labour inspections to be strengthened following ILO Governing Body decision

    17 March 2022

    New guidelines on labour inspections will complement existing International Labour Organization Conventions and advance respect for labour rights in the world of work.

  19. Joint WHO/ILO Technical Brief

    Healthy and Safe Telework

    02 February 2022

  20. News

    Guidance on occupational safety and health for domestic workers and employers to prevent and mitigate COVID-19

    21 January 2022