The International Labour Organization (ILO) is a United Nations agency whose mandate is to advance social and economic justice through setting international labour standards. Founded in 1919 under the League of Nations, it is the first and oldest specialised agency of the UN. The ILO has 187 member states: 186 out of 193 UN member states plus the Cook Islands. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with around 40 field offices around the world, and employs some 2,700 staff from over 150 nations, of whom 900 work in technical cooperation programmes and projects.
The U.N. labour agency urged Indian states thinking of relaxing workers' rights to help industry survive the coronavirus to consult workers first as a union linked to India's ruling party said it would.. Reuters India - Published
Several sectors of the economy such as tourism, hospitality, airlines, hotels and restaurants, manufacturing, media and entertainment have been hammered by the impact of the Covid-19. Huge losses are.. IndiaTimes - Published
An annual gathering of the world's labour ministers will not take place this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, but will convene in June 2021, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on.. Reuters - Published
The International Labour Organization (ILO) released its report 'Working on a Warmer Planet - The Impact of Heat Stress on Labour Productivity and Decent Work' which said that by 2030, the equivalent.. IndiaTimes - Published
The United Nations International Labour Organization adopted a new treaty on Friday which targets harassment and violence in the workplace inspired by the activists speaking out during the #MeToo.. WorldNews - Published
World Day Against Child Labour, celebrated annually on 12 June is an initiative launched by International Labour Organisation (ILO) to raise awareness about the plight of child labourers worldwide. Firstpost - Published
The World Day Against Child Labour, introduced by the International Labour Organisation in 2002, is observed every year on 12 June to raise awareness about the plight of child labourers worldwide. Firstpost - Published