August 24, 2019

Tag: ILO

PH, HK Achieve ‘Milestone Accord’ for Filipino Domestic Workers

(SDN) — JUST in time for the International Domestic Workers’ Day today, June 16, the Philippines and Hong Kong have reached a “milestone agreement” as they signed a Code of Conduct for fair recruitment. In an email to SDN — Science and Digital News, the International Labor Organization (ILO) in the Philippines relayed this positive […]

Rapidly Aging Asia Needs More Domestic Workers; What About Their Rights?

Media Release: ​Op-Ed: Domestic Workers’ Day A rapidly aging Asia means a rapidly growing need for domestic workers. But what about their rights? Mr. NILIM BARUAH, International Labor Organization’s (ILO) Regional Migration Specialist for Asia and the Pacific, reviews progress on migrant domestic workers’ rights in Asia. ASIA is on track to become one of […]

ILO, Japan in US$2.6-M project on water, jobs & peace for BARMM

MANILA (ILO News) — A new International Labor Organization (ILO)-Japan project will focus on community-based water supply development in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). The US$2.6 million (¥300 million) project aims to reduce poverty in communities prone to conflict. The project will organize communities, provide skills training, create jobs, and promote better […]

ILO: majority of world’s 3.3-B workers suffer from poor working conditions

GENEVA (ILO News) – Poor quality employment is the main issue for global labor markets, with millions of people forced to accept inadequate working conditions, according to a new report from the International Labor Organization (ILO). New data gathered for the World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2019  (WESO) show that a majority of the […]

ILO & UNICEF Report: a Measly 1/3 of World’s Kids Covered by Social Protection

However, it seems that not too many are enjoying social protection as a joint report of the United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the International….