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The Global Labour Income Share and Distribution

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has just published The Global Labour Income Share and Distribution, which reveals that ten per cent of workers receive 48.9 per cent of total global pay, while the lowest-paid 50 per cent of workers receive just 6.4 per cent. What’s more, the lowest 20 per cent of income earners – …
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Global Employment Trends

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has just published the annual report, “Global Employment Trends 2012: Preventing a Deeper Jobs Crisis.” According to the study, the world faces the “urgent challenge” of creating 600 million productive jobs over the next decade in order to generate sustainable growth and maintain social cohesion. Moreover, the report claims that …
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Women and Labour Markets in Asia

The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have published the report, “Women and Labour Markets in Asia: Rebalancing for Gender Equality”. The report finds that despite helping to lead the global economy through the global recession, most Asian countries are still yet to see a real recovery in their labor market. …
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Global Employment Trends 2011

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has just published the report, “Global Employment Trends: The challenge of a jobs recovery”. The study provides an overview of how the world’s labor markets have been faring during the ongoing economic recovery as well as projections of employment and unemployment prospects for the world as a whole as well …
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Developments and Challenges in the Hospitality and Tourism Sector

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has just launched the report “Developments and Challenges in the Hospitality and Tourism Sector”. According to the ILO, employment in the tourism industry is expected to grow significantly over the coming decade. The travel and tourism industry is one of the largest and most dynamic industries in today’s global economy. …
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ILO Launches New Statistics Database

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched a new statistics database containing timely information on labor markets and consumer prices. The initiative is aimed at providing vital information needed by policy makers faced with a global economic and social crisis. The new database contains selected indicators for some 70 countries and territories that gather infra-annual …
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From One Crisis to the Next?

A new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) says a long “labor market recession” is worsening the social outlook in many countries. The new study, “World of Work Report 2010: From One Crisis to the Next?” shows that three years after the start of the crisis, the world economy has resumed economic growth and …
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Challenges of Growth, Employment and Social Cohesion

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have launched a stark assessment of the outlook for employment in the wake of the global financial crisis, saying that the world faces major challenges in creating enough quality jobs to sustain growth and development. The assessment is contained in a discussion paper which …
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Global Employment Trends for Youth 2010

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has just published the report, Global Employment Trends for Youth 2010. The study presents the latest global and regional labor market trends for youth and explores how the global economic crisis has exposed the vulnerabilities of young people around the world. The youth unemployment rate increased from 11.9 percent in …
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Accelerating Action Against Child Labour

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has published a new global report, “Accelerating Action Against Child Labor”, as part of the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. The study shows that the fall in child labor has continued, but has slowed down to a worrying extent, and it warns that …
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