News, articles and statements

March 2010

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    Strengthening Labour Inspection Services in Oman

    25 March 2010

    A national workshop on “Strengthening Labour Inspection Services” took place in Oman (2-4 October 2009). Mr Giuseppe Casale, Director of Labour Administration and Inspection Programme LAB/ADMIN, gave a presentation and met both Mr H.E. Abdulla Nassar Al-Bakry, Minister of Manpower and Mr Sultan Adim Al-Shereiqi, Director of Labour Inspection. The workshop, organised with the cooperation of SRO Beirut, was attended by more than 160 labour inspectors.

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    Posting of Workers and Labour Rights

    23 March 2010

    Mr Giuseppe Casale, Director of LAB/ADMIN, took part in the Conference on Posting of Workers and Labour Rights organised in Oviedo by Spanish Presidency of the European Union. In particular, it was discussed the cooperation of labour administration and inspections amongst Member States. Many examples of cooperation were presented by the panellists and several questions were also posed concerning the future application of the Directive. In particular, it was reached a consensus that in addition to improve the quality of information to be provided amongst Member States, it would be worth exploring the possibility to create a European Social Inspectorate or other appropriate structure to support Member States and national social and labour inspectorates in the application and enforcement of national and European minimum rules and workers’ protection.

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    Modernisation of labour inspection in Algeria

    23 March 2010

    Mr Giuseppe Casale, Director of LAB/ADMIN, met with Mr Tayeb Louh, Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security of Algeria, during his recent visit on the modernisation of labour inspection in Algeria. (Algiers, 21-25 March 2010)

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    "The role of labour inspection to combat forced labour"

    17 March 2010

    A seminar on “the role of labour inspection to combat forced labour” was organised in Bucharest (9-10 March) by the Department of Equal Opportunities (DEO) Italy, the General Inspectorate of the Romanian police (GIRP) with the collaboration of LAB/ADMIN. The seminar took place in the context of the EC funded project “Transnational Multi-Stakeholder Action to combat trafficking in human beings for the purpose of labour exploitation. Identification and protection of victims”.

  5. News

    Development of Training Strategy for Labour Inspectors in India

    09 March 2010

    A national workshop on "Development of Training Strategy for Labour Inspectors in India" took place in New Delhi on 9-10 March, 2010. The participants discussed and agreed on a national and states' training plan of action for labour inspectors. The workshop was organised by LAB/ADMIN in cooperation with the ILO Delhi Office, ITC-ILO and the Indian Training Institute VVGIRI.

February 2010

  1. Article

    Flyer:The fundamentals of labour administration

    02 February 2010

December 2009

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    Training program on labour inspection

    22 December 2009

    The ILO organized a training program on labour inspection from the 6th to 10th December in Sana’a, within the Norwegian project “Enhancing Labour Inspection Effectiveness”, for 32 participants of the labour and OSH inspectors, the social security inspectors and the social partners. The main topics of the training were the International Labour Standards, the national labour legislation, best practices and procedures of labour inspection, the role of social dialogue in promoting labour standard and occupational safety and health.

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    National Symposium on labour inspection

    14 December 2009

    The National Symposium was held at the request of the Chinese labour inspection authorities to discuss the main action to be undertaken by Chinese inspectorates to strengthen their labour inspection institutions. It was also an opportunity to discuss further collaboration with the ILO. The meeting was organized by ILO Beijing with LAB/ADMIN collaboration.

November 2009

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    Second conference of regional Alliance of labour inspection of South East Europe, Azerbaijan and Ukraine.

    09 November 2009

    Following it's activities to strengthen networking and alliances among labour inspection and labour administration systems, LAB/ADMIN jointly with SRO Budapest office has participated in the above mentioned event. Subjects such as Undeclared work, coordinated labour inspection, risk assessment and occupational accident prevention were discussed and some majors follow up points were concluded. For more information please contact Maria Luz Vega,

August 2009

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    Technical workshop on labour inspection and undeclared work

    04 August 2009

    The Labour Administration and Inspection Programme (LAB/ADMIN) in collaboration with other Technical Units such as MIGRANT, DECLARATION and the ILO Sub Regional office in Budapest is organising a national technical meeting on labour inspection and undeclared work. This is going to be held in Budapest from the 29 to 30 of October 2009. We would like to invite you to take part in this meeting and to share with your views and your experiences.