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United News of Bangladesh 07.09. 09:36

Covid-19 affected livelihoods of 82pc RMG workers: SANEM

The COVID-19 crisis has had at least some impact on the livelihoods of 82 percent garment workers in Bangladesh, according to a survey released on Monday. The survey conducted by South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM) and Microfinance Opportunities (MFO) found that most of the respondents»»»

Altaghier 13.08. 14:44

French unemployment rate hits 37-year low as lockdown skews data

(Reuters) – French unemployment fell to a 37-year low in the second quarter, as a multi-year downtrend was exaggerated by a coronavirus lockdown that meant people couldn’t look for work, data from statistics agency INSEE showed on Thursday. The jobless rate fell to 7.1%, from 7.8% in the first quar»»»

China Daily 13.08. 04:51

Young bear brunt of virus disruptions

The disproportionate effect of the pandemic on young people has exacerbated inequalities and risks, reducing the productive potential of an entire generation, especially in lower-income countries. The economic and social crisis brought about by COVID-19 is having a devastating effect on the educati»»»

Dhaka Tribune 04.08. 19:40

ILO Child Labour Convention sees universal ratification

It is one of the ILO’s eight Fundamental Conventions For the first time in the International Labour Organization’s (ILO’s) history, an international labour convention has been ratified by all member states, reflecting global commitment that the worst forms of child labour have no place in the socie»»»

Africa News 04.08. 16:22

Coronavirus: International Labour Organization (ILO) Child Labour Convention achieves universal ratification

For the first time in the ILO’s history, an International Labour Convention has been ratified by all member States. Convention No. 182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour achieved universal ratification, following ratification by the Kingdom of Tonga. Ambassador for the Kingdom of Tonga, Titilupe Fa»»»

Arab News 29.07. 18:20

Working from home doesn’t work for everybody

At the onset of the coronavirus disease pandemic and the lockdowns it prompted, politicians and businesses began presenting the concept of working from home not just as a temporary solution, but as a potential fundamental change in the global economy and the future of work. In the first weeks of th»»»

The Guardian 30.06. 15:09

Progress on gender equality at risk from Covid-19 jobs crisis, says ILO

Modest progress in workplace gender equality risks being reversed by the disproportionate impact of the deepening global jobs crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the International Labour Organisation has said. The Geneva-based ILO said its latest update showed restrictions on activity during th»»»

Jordan Times 03.06. 20:52

Agreements signed to establish youth employment centres in agriculture sector

AMMAN — Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Omar Razzaz on Wednesday attended the signing ceremony of memoranda of understanding between the Labour Ministry, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Technical and Vocational Skills Development Commission to establish six employment, gu»»»

DW 03.06. 08:35

Coronavirus: Indian states abandon labor protection to revive economy

In a bid to draw investment and boost industry in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic, some Indian states have suspended most labor laws. Many fear that the moves may lead to slave-like conditions in workplaces. Yogesh Chauhan, a 35-year-old warehouse worker in the Indian capital city, has no»»»

Kuna 12.05. 02:14

WHO warns against easing lockdowns

GENEVA, May 11 (KUNA) -- World Health Organization's (WHO) Director General Dr. Tadros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Monday governments wishing to easing the lockdown due to the coronavirus should be ready to deal with consequences.Government should be capable of controlling spread of the virus, and hea»»»

Albanian Daily News 30.04. 18:55

The Opening and the Reviving of the Economy

The Covid-19 pandemic represents a global-scale sanitary crisis, which will have relatively serious economic consequences. This pandemic is being fueled by a number of uncertainties such as: -insecurity of the causes of the spread; -number of the infected and the number of victims it will cause; -s»»»

France24 30.04. 12:38

Covid-19: Nearly half of global workforce at risk of losing livelihoods, report says

The sharp drop in global working hours due to the coronavirus means that nearly half of the global workforce – 1.6 billion workers in the informal economy – are in immediate danger of having their livelihoods destroyed, the International Labour Organization warned on Wednesday. Advertising Read mor»»»

Gulf News 29.04. 16:53

Informal workers risk livelihoods being 'destroyed' by COVID-19: ILO

Geneva: Three-quarters of workers in the informal economy - some 1.6 billion people - risk having their livelihoods ruined by the coronavirus pandemic, the International Labour Organisation said Wednesday. The ILO said an expected further sharp decline in working hours in the second quarter of 2020»»»

WAM 28.04. 11:54

Protect workers both now and after lockdowns ease, says ILO

Tue 28-04-2020 13:34 PM Protect workers both now and after lockdowns ease, says ILO GENEVA, 28th April, 2020 (WAM) -- As the pressure mounts on countries to ease their lockdown restrictions, the International Labour Organisation, ILO, has urged governments to take action to prevent and control COVI»»»

The Peninsula 26.03. 06:43

Qatar’s economy can weather recession impact: GU-Q Professor

It is now a certainty that a global recession is under way and that there is nothing governments can do to prevent it. Governments can, however, take steps to limit the humanitarian impact of the recession and to ensure that economies can recover quickly once the pandemic subsides, according to Pro»»»

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