International Labor Organization News
240 Killed in Turkey Coal Mine Disaster
Dozens of miners still trapped inside as Prime Minister's comments cause outrage.
In the U.S., the Rich Are Getting Richer While the Poor Get Poorer
don't fair much better when compared to other nations. According to a report out this month from the International Labour Organization , the gap between rich and poor in the United States is worse than in other industrialized countries
Major Retailers Sign Worker Safety Agreement After Bangladesh Horror
finalizing our involvement in a multi-stakeholder initiative currently being formed and supported by the International Labor Organization that brings together producers, trade unions and NGOs." Benetton had initially denied producing clothing
Today in Pictures: Child Labor , Andy Murray, Merkel and Hollande
charcoal dump in Manila, Philippines, July 9, 2012. The use of child labor in the Philippines was recently highlighted in a report by the International Labor Organization , which estimates over 5 million children in the country aged 5-17
The Global Note: Iran Deal?…Yemen's Day Of Mourning…"Rush Hour" On Everest…The Happiest Country
opening fire on a crowd who came to welcome United Nations observers in the east, according to ..... director-general of the U.N.'s International Labor Organization , said Tuesday the ILO 's conference next month "will be the
Oct. 5: World Teacher’s Day; First Televised Presidential Address; Revolution in Yugoslavia
teaching standards. World Teacher’s Day began in 1994 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Culture Organization ( UNESCO ..... selected in honor of the Oct. 5, 1966 signing of the UNESCO/ ILO recommendation concerning the status of teachers. The theme
ILO Passes Domestic Workers' Rights Bill, but It Will Have Little Effect in the U.S.
this one, the International Labor Organization , an agency of the United Nations , passed a set ..... adviser for the ILO 's Program on ..... not covered, the ILO report said. The ..... community at the ILO conference every
Amanpour Discusses Upcoming Show on 'Top Line'
bring some consumer confidence how did you. As a long term project address unemployment right now the international labor organization has said. That global youth unemployment has hit an all time high and this is really something to think
Thompson Co-Curates 'Journey,' an Exhibit That Uses Shipping Containers to Detail Trafficking Horrors
Awareness Although Elena's story is hardly unique -- the International Labor Organization said there are about 2.5 million people forced to ..... Journalists, an organization of journalists who cover the United Nations , will this week honor Thompson and Bamber for their
Austin Report Probes Construction Hazards
something that the Workers Defense Project lauded as a step in the right direction. The United Nation’s International Labor Organization recommends that 1,023 OSHA inspectors are needed to adequately investigate the number of Texas workers
Book Excerpt: 'A Crime So Monstrous'
to be proved wrong. Subsequent regional studies have only buttressed his claim. A detailed, 2005 International Labour Organization report found 10 million forced laborers in Asia alone. Whatever the total number, it was big. And
The Note: Ring Tone
reports. "Canada and Mexico, however, already subscribe to the core standards of the International Labor Organization . Mexico has subscribed to 70 ILO conventions, and Canada has adopted 28 of them," Hall writes. "The United States has
Laboring in the Mines at 8 Years Old
to local buyers. The International Labor Organization estimates that around ..... Belgian state, the International Labor Organization and UNICEF -- made ..... it doesn't condone child labor . It wants all the unofficial
Short Work Week Slow to Catch On in U.S.
day off. Fridays in the United States, meanwhile, are just more "nose to the grindstone". The International Labor Organization found that Americans three years ago worked 1,978 hours a 10 percent increase over the 1,779 they
Americans: Overworked, Overstressed
various statistical surveys of Americans at work, from Fortune magazine polls for Fortune 500 CEOs, to International Labor Organization studies of workers around the world, and from talking to American workers themselves. The dissenters
U.N. Study: Fishing Kills 70 People Daily
than 21 times the national average, and in Australia it is almost 18 times the national average. The International Labor Organization estimates that 24,000 fishermen die at work annually. The Reasons for Death There were many reasons
Report: Mexico President Uses Child Workers
potatoes in violation of laws banning child labor , a newspaper reported today. The ..... the country recently ratified an International Labor Organization convention against the worst forms ..... in the workplace. Nevertheless, child labor , especially in the impoverished