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Latest news on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the world of work plus a range of resources for journalists including, virtual press conferences, videos and contact information for interview requests.

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    The Star

    Why chores done by women increase coronavirus risk

    23 March 2020

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    LiveMint

    Lockdown to fight coronavirus is going to hit most Indian workers very hard

    23 March 2020

  3. ABS-CBN News

    The role of government and the social partners is critical to mitigate impact of COVID-19, says ILO

    22 March 2020

    Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO's Research Department OIC, talks to news broadcaster ABS-CBN News in the Philippines about the impact COVID-19 is having on the world of work.

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    People's Daily

    Almost 25 million jobs could be lost worldwide as a result of COVID-19: ILO

    20 March 2020

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    MSN.com

    UN chief: World at war with coronavirus, recession near certain

    20 March 2020

  6. NHK World-Japan

    ILO: Pandemic could cost nearly 25 million jobs

    19 March 2020

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    Reuters

    Job cut fears as fashion brands slash orders in Bangladesh with coronavirus

    19 March 2020

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    New York Daily News

    Coronavirus could cost 25 million people worldwide their jobs, UN says

    19 March 2020

  9. CNN - Quest Means Business

    Up to 24.7 million jobs could be lost globally due to COVID-19 pandemic, says ILO

    18 March 2020

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder talks about the impact of the COVID-19 virus on the world of work and what action needs to be taken to protect workers and business.

  10. BBC World News

    International cooperation is missing from policy response to COVID-19, says ILO Director-General

    18 March 2020

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder talks to BBC World News about the impact of the COVID-19 virus on the world of work, and what action needs to be taken to protect workers and business.