Human Rights/Labor Rights
All set for a campaign on workers' security   
September 09, 2016
- Times of India - As defined by the î??International Labour Organizationî??, social security is both universal and a legal right. There were also discussions around the Bhamashah health insurance scheme, pensions for...
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Mars rejects 'human rights tainted seafood' under Greenpeace pressure   
September 09, 2016
- IntraFish - "According to the î??International Labour Organizationî?? [ILO], forced labor is a problem that affects nearly 19 million people in the private economy across the world," Mars said in its action plan....
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Focusing On Problems Faced By Domestic Workers In India   
September 09, 2016
- artipot.com - This embraces the accepting of the î??International Labour Organizationî?? or ILO convention Decent work for domestic workersâ?? and the admittance of domestic help in Anti Sexual Harassment Bill....
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Fighting Human Trafficking in Conflict: 10 Ideas for Action by the United Nations Security Council   
September 09, 2016
- ReliefWeb - An estimated 45.8 million people live in modern slavery. The î??International Labour Organizationî?? estimates that global profits from forced labour surpass US$150 billion per annum, suggesting that...
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Japan Threat to Cut Investments in the UK Would Hurt but is Unlikely to Come True   
September 09, 2016
- Proactive Investors UK - China's Productivity Growth is the Worst Since the Asia Crisis Labor productivity in the world's second-largest economy increased 6.6 percent last year to $7,318 per person, National Bureau of Statistics...
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Why Maternity Leave In The United States Really Sucks   
September 09, 2016
- scarymommy.com - According to a report by The î??International Labour Organizationî?? (ILO), in 178 countries, paid maternity leave for working mothers is guaranteed, and 54 countries provide paid leave for new...
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ILO Survey on How Occupational Safety Experts and Occupational Physicians Carry Out Their Roles and Functions   
September 08, 2016
- ilo.org - â??Survey on how Occupational Safety Experts and Occupational Physicians Carry Out Their Roles and Functionsâ?? organized and carried out by the î??International Labour Organizationî?? (ILO), in...
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Might take 70 years to achieve equal pay rights   
September 08, 2016
- cayman27.ky - Director for the î??International Labour Organizationî?? team in the Caribbean Claudia Coehnjaerts (kun-yarts) said there is still plenty of inequality between genders when it comes to equal pay and...
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ILO Report Recommends Complementary Employment, Migration Policies in LAC   
September 08, 2016
- sd.iisd.org - 1 September 2016: The î??International Labour Organizationî?? (ILO) has released a report underscoring an urgent need to ensure that employment policies and labor migration policies in the Latin America...
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Lost Labor   
September 08, 2016
- Ag Web - Legal changes wonâ??t expand an aging labor pool. Estimates compiled by the î??International Labour Organizationî?? and published by Boston College suggest that by 2020, more than a third of the...
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