Articles about International Labour Organization

#CoronavirusImpact: Formal sector's wages fell by 3.6%, informal sector's 22.6%

03 Dec 2020

#CoronavirusImpact: Formal sector's wages fell by 3.6%, informal sector's 22.6%

The coronavirus pandemic, which adversely affected the Indian economy, also had an impact on wages, a recent report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) said.

Coronavirus aftermath: 1.1 billion could become extremely poor, globally

12 Jun 2020

Coronavirus aftermath: 1.1 billion could become extremely poor, globally

The economic repercussions of coronavirus, which has already taken 423,844 lives globally, are mountainous. Thanks to lockdowns, enforced to break the transmission chain, even the richest countries are staring at oblivion.

Trade unions plan May-22 nationwide protest against labor law suspension

15 May 2020

Trade unions plan May-22 nationwide protest against labor law suspension

To oppose the suspension of labor laws in some states, 10 central trade unions have decided to hold a nationwide protest on May 22.

Coronavirus Impact: Food prices surge as supply chain suffers

10 Apr 2020

Coronavirus Impact: Food prices surge as supply chain suffers

The coronavirus pandemic and 21-day lockdown announced in India to contain its spread have had a direct catastrophic impact on food supplies, with prices of staple items (barring cereals) increasing by at least three times as compared to last month, a report in HT said on Friday.

Qatar easing of foreign worker exit system comes into force

28 Oct 2018

Qatar easing of foreign worker exit system comes into force

Long-awaited reform of Qatar's controversial exit visa system, which requires foreign workers to obtain their bosses' permission to leave the country, came into force on Sunday, the government said.

#JobGrowthTracking: 100 million workers' details to be linked to Aadhaar

25 Sep 2018

#JobGrowthTracking: 100 million workers' details to be linked to Aadhaar

The Central government is planning on linking the details of about 100 million workers with Aadhaar to establish a reliable system to track job growth in the country.

Report: India's gender pay gap has narrowed, informality is soaring

28 Aug 2018

Report: India's gender pay gap has narrowed, informality is soaring

The International Labor Organization (ILO) recently released its India Wage Report, and there are both positives and negatives to take from it.

Report: 40 million people trapped under clutches of modern slavery

20 Sep 2017

Report: 40 million people trapped under clutches of modern slavery

Decades after its abolition, the ugly practice of slavery continues to thrive in modern times.

Unemployment expected to rise globally in 2017

15 Jan 2017

Unemployment expected to rise globally in 2017

International Labour Organization launched 'World Employment and Social Outlook - Trends 2017' providing forecasts for global unemployment in 2017 and 2018.

Traffickers awarded life imprisonment for heinous crime

26 Dec 2016

Traffickers awarded life imprisonment for heinous crime

Eight human traffickers have been sentenced to life for the heinous crime of chopping off hands of two labourers in 2013.

The next-gen search engine?

12 Sep 2016

The next-gen search engine?

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Pentagon's scientific-innovation department, is developing a search engine capable of mining the entirety of the internet - the Surface Web, the Dark Web and the Deep Web.