Jun 03, 2021 08:32 AM IST
Income support policies, the ILO says, are needed for the vulnerable. Could increasing capital gains tax help?
- Dec 16, 2020 03:31 PM IST
The International Labour Organization said employment in the Asia-Pacific in 2020 showed a 4.2 percent decline compared with the pre-crisis trend, with male and female employment dropping 4 percent and 4.6 percent, respectively.
- May 25, 2020 08:55 PM IST
The ILO's intervention came after ten central trade unions escalated the issue of suspension and tweaking of labour laws with the international body through a letter on May 14, 2020.
- May 20, 2020 09:17 AM IST
If the International Labour Organisation acts on the complaint, it may negatively impact India’s trade with other countries that have adopted the conventions.
- Apr 29, 2020 09:52 AM IST
For the urban poor, it’s not a choice between lives and livelihoods---both are equally at risk.
- Apr 08, 2020 07:22 AM IST
The U.N. agency welcomed fiscal and monetary measures applied so far but urged countries to take steps to keep people connected to jobs they are no longer able to do, so fewer will end up unemployed.
- Jun 27, 2019 12:14 PM IST
India needs to ensure that incentives for MSMEs are not skewed towards their remaining small forever. MSME policy should go beyond access to credit and address ease of doing business in a more effective manner.
- Apr 10, 2019 10:44 AM IST
India was one of the first countries in Asia Pacific to collaborate with the ILO on the Green Jobs Initiative.
- Feb 28, 2019 01:50 PM IST
Workers in Indian cities worked for 53-54 hours and those in villages worked 46-47 hours in a week during the July-June 2018 period.
- Sep 05, 2018 11:54 AM IST
The jobs more likely to be impacted are in service sectors such as construction, health care and business.
- Jan 31, 2017 04:59 PM IST
The global unemployment rate is expected to rise modestly from 5.7 to 5.8 percent in 2017 representing an increase of 3.4 million in the number of jobless people, a International Labour Organization (ILO) report shows.
- Jan 13, 2017 11:10 AM IST
The United Nations International Labour Organisation (ILO) released its 2017 World Employment and Social Outlook report yesterday, which finds economic growth trends lagging behind employment needs and predicts both rising unemployment and worsening social inequality throughout 2017.
- Jul 08, 2016 09:20 PM IST
Stressing on the need to focus on eradication of poverty in India, ILO Director General Guy Ryder on July 8 said the country needs to formalise its unorganised sector
- Apr 30, 2012 08:22 AM IST
Fiscal austerity and tough labour reforms have failed to create jobs, leading to an "alarming" situation in the global employment market that shows no sign of recovering, the International Labour Organization said.
- Jan 24, 2012 05:58 PM IST
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) believes India is likely to weather the latest global slowdown better than most countries, provided it ensures rising income levels for the working class and enough jobs for a growing working-age population.