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Bangladesh: Garment industry and labour rights

Udatta Bikash

The ready-made garment (RMG) industry in Bangladesh is at a door step of possibility. The annual foreign exchange earnings from the sector is now stands at US$ 28 Billion. 777 more words

Labour Law
Combating workplace stress is the theme of World Day for Safety and Health at Work – and ISO standards can help.

Whether it be burn-out or bore-out, work-related stress is a significant societal issue. 136 more words


Maanantain ilo

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Olipa hyvä päivä tänään! Sain opiskeltua useamman tunnin kuin normaalisti, ja kerrankin keskittyminen tuntui helpolta. Ei tarvinnut vääntää väkisin, vaan lukeminen ja muistiinpanojen tekeminen tuntui jotenkin kevyeltä. 347 more words


Ex Tempore 2017

Great evening with the United Nations Society of Writers (UNSW) in Geneva during the 21st Ex Tempore salon.

In total, there were 17 readers among the 57 participants representing  UN, UNHCR, OHCHR, ILO, ITU, WIPO, UNDP, UNCTAD. 59 more words

Blerim Mustafa

IMO welcomes entry into force of financial security for seafarers

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has welcomed the entry into force today (18 January) of new obligations under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) which require shipowners to have compulsory insurance to cover abandonment of seafarers, as well as claims for death or long-term disability of seafarers. 286 more words


2017: 3.4 Million People May Lose Their Jobs Worldwide -ILO

A new report by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has revealed that the global unemployment rate is to rise modestly from 5.7 to 5.8 per cent in 2017 representing an increase of 3.4 million in the number of jobless people, 355 more words

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