Human Rights/Labor Rights
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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Nigeria: FG Is Aware of Underemployment in the Country - Minister   
September 06, 2016
- AllAfrica - The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Nwabueze Ngige, has said the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is fully aware of the high rate of unemployment and underemployment and the need to...
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Oil and turmoil: Learning new lessons'   
September 06, 2016
- print.thefinancialexpress-bd.com - 2016 an agreement on the Application of Migration Policy for Decent Work for Migrant Workers project to be executed by the î??International Labour Organizationî?? (ILO) and funded by...
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China's Productivity Growth is the Worst Since the Asia Crisis   
September 06, 2016
- Bloomberg - Labor productivity in the world's second-largest economy increased 6.6 percent last year to $7,318 per person, National Bureau of Statistics and î??International Labour Organizationî?? data show. The...
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