12 June - World Day Against Child Labour The World Day Against Child Labour this year focused on the impact of conflicts and disasters on child labour.
Violence against women and men in the world of work is an abuse of power that affects the most marginalised workers. Women are disproportionately affected where unequal power relations, low pay, non-standard working conditions and other workplace abuses expose them to violence in the world of work. This report draws on the work of Global Union Federations and 35 national case studies.
"Countries that have good data will be better placed to fulfil their commitment to implement and report on the global plan of action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all under the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development," says ILO Director-General on World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28th April 2017.
European Commission: New initiative to improve health and safety of workers The European Commission is taking action to promote Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the EU with a new initiative.
New technologies such as mobile devices and mobile internet are increasingly challenging the concepts of a fixed workplace and regular working hours. The objective of the conference is to discuss recent scientific contributions on the causes and consequences of this development. The conference takes an interdisciplinary approach and aims to bring together researchers from the fields of economics, management, occupational medicine, psychology, and sociology.
The World Social Security Forum took place in Panama City, Panama, from 14 to 18 November 2016. The Forum is the largest and most important international event for social security and involved more than 1,000 participants, including ministers, administrators, CEOs and senior managers from ISSA member organizations in all world regions.
Despite a continued increase in the female activity rate in Europe during the recent financial crisis and a narrowing of the gender participation gap in most Member States, a significant gender employment gap remains.
The ILO is hosting a new exhibition highlighting the challenges and opportunities that migrant workers and refugees face...
The mission of Alliance 8.7 is to assist all UN member States to eradicate forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and child labour.
The First VISION ZERO Europe Conference on 7 - 9 September 2016 is a new approach to strengthen Safety & Health at Work in Mining, Quarries, Aggregates & Cement Industries.