The International Labour Organization and the Bangsamoro Development Agency today signed an agreement that will contribute to peace building efforts through local economic development, decent work and sustainable livelihoods in Mindanao.
Almost five months after typhoon Pablo (Bopha) hit the province of Davao Oriental in eastern Mindanao, Philippines, disaster-affected families in the municipalities of Baganga, Cateel and Boston still need help.
A worker is offered better hours or more money in return for sexual favours; a manager pinches the bottom of a worker; a worker spreads malicious rumours about a fellow co-worker. These are all forms of harassment, and are common in one form or another in many Indonesian garment factories.
The Indonesian garment industry has enjoyed rapid growth, significantly contributing to the national economic growth by providing more than one million jobs and accounting for one of the primary state revenues.
Plan safe, plan healthy: Guidelines for developing national programmes on occupational safety and health
This guide will serve as a useful source of information for those involved in preparing national programmes on occupational safety and health (OSH) and, consequently, will deliver an improvement in working conditions and a reduction in work-related accidents and diseases.
Statement from Mr David Lamotte, ILO Director-Office for Pacific Island Countries,on the occasion of the launch of the Pacific Growth and Employment Project
The ILO has received the 30th ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC), fulfilling the final condition for the first global standard spanning continents and oceans, to go into effect in a year’s time
By Ms Lourdes Kathleen Santos, delivered on behalf of Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the green jobs mapping project sector consultation, Manila, Philippines, 26 July 2012
Greening the Brown - Decent work for waste workers in Sri Lanka
A report has found that child labour exists in PNG and the worst forms exist in Port Moresby.