24 February 2021
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder tells Euronews Now that the rapid growth of digital labour platforms have contributed positively to thousands of workers around the world, but that they raise enormous challenges on minimum levels of pay, social security, sick leave, occupational safety and health, and more. He calls for an international dialogue to set minimum standards and ensuring a fair level-playing field for these platforms and their workers.
25 March 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is not just a medical crisis, but a social and economic one too, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.
23 March 2020
25 October 2019
14 July 2016
A reflection on women's economic empowerment, and factors that are preventing women to access quality education and decent jobs.
07 July 2016
The UN Secretary-General reflects on the refugee crisis and calls on European leaders to act with compassion and foresight.
Future of work
03 July 2016
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder discusses policies to shape the future of work on the occasion of a conference organized by ETUI and ETUC in Brussels on 27-29 June 2016, entitled “Shaping the new world of work”.
Inequalities and middle-income groups
01 March 2016
Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead, co-author of the report "Trends in the world of work: What effects on inequalities and middle-income groups" explains trends relating to the middle class in Europe.
21 January 2013
In Euronews' programme "Utalk", Sophie from Zurich asked ILO Senior Social Security specialist John Woodall how her generation will pay for the pensions of baby-boomers.
25 September 2012
In Euronews' programme "Utalk", Theodoor Sparreboom (ILO) responds to a question from Omar, 25 years old, on the youth employment crisis in Europe.