Tag Archives: Labour

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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ILO reports for G20 Employment and Labour Ministers Meeting

In preparation for the G20 Employment and Labor Ministers Meeting, to be held in Washington DC on April 20-21, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has produced a series of background reports on the evolving employment situation in the context of the global financial crisis. The reports include a statistical overview; a package of country briefs …
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Global Wage Report: 2009 Update

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has just published an update of the Global Wages Report 2008/09, which was originally released in November 2008. The present update provides some indicators of wage trends up to the second quarter of 2009 in a number of countries around the world. The study reports that the picture on wages …
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European Restructuring Monitor

(CC) woodleywonderworks/Flickr Eurofound has just launched the Eurofound Restructuring Monitor for the 3rd quarter of 2009. The report records a total of 326 cases of restructuring in the European Union between July 1 and September 30 2009, involving some 119,000 announced job losses and 36,000 announced job gains. Thankfully, the huge surge in restructuring-related job …
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Temporary Workers among Worst Hit by Economic Crisis

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has just published the report, “Private employment agencies, temporary agency workers and their contribution to the labour market.” The study concludes that workers employed by temporary employment agencies have been among the first to lose their jobs as a result of the financial and economic crisis. The biggest temporary job …
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