Human Rights/Labor Rights
The morality of money and partisan politics   
September 07, 2016
- ministrymatters.com - The î??International Labour Organizationî?? estimates that 20.0 million people, 5.5 million of whom are children, are victims of forced labor globally. Slavery is alive and well in the world. We...
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Electrical safety training starts to tackle factory fire risk   
September 07, 2016
- daily-sun.com - Organised by the Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence Department (BFSCD), with support from the î??International Labour Organizationî??'s Fire and General Building Safety project funded by the US...
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Update on Wearables for Anti Work Place Injuries   
September 07, 2016
- wearable-technologies.com - According to î??International Labour Organizationî??, every 15 seconds a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease and 153 workers have a work-related accident. So, itâ??s...
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STCW Convention Manila Amendments: A guide for seafarers   
September 07, 2016
- Fiji Times - The STCW minimum rest hours are now harmonised with the work hour requirements adopted by the î??International Labour Organizationî?? including the ILO Maritime Labour Convention (MLC). The new IMO rest...
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MKG Mediterranean HIT Report: High performance for hotels in Greece, Spain and Portugal during July 2016   
September 07, 2016
- tornosnews.gr - UN such as the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the UNWTO's î??International Labour Organizationî??, as well as a number of hospitality educational institutions in Europe....
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So long to the Asian sweatshop   
September 07, 2016
- Live Mint - A recent report from the î??International Labour Organizationî?? found that more than two-thirds of South-East Asiaâ??s 9.2 million textile and footwear jobs are threatened by...
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HanesBrands Celebrates a Decade of Impressive Success as an Independent Public Company with an Eye on the Future   
September 07, 2016
- Stockhouse - A member of the î??Fair Labor Associationî??, Hanes also has been recognized by leading organizations, including the U.S. EPA, Great Place to Work Institute, Free2Work, Glasswing International, As You...
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Indigenous peoples left in the lurch   
September 07, 2016
- The Hindu - But they want the government to consult with them on the process, as it has agreed to do under î??International Labour Organizationî?? Convention 169 and national law. Carrot and stick U.N. rapporteur...
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The Refugee Crisis and EU integration: The Need for a Fine Balancing Act   
September 07, 2016
- politheor.net - The î??International Labour Organizationî?? estimates that the increase in public spending and the resulting gains in labour force can contribute to an increase in GDP of 0.2-0.3% by 2020. Furthermore,...
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ILO-China strategic partnership consolidated with MOU renewal   
September 07, 2016
- ilo.org - BEIJING (ILO News) â?? The î??International Labour Organizationî?? (ILO) and Chinaâ??s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MoHRSS) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding...
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