ILO to publish report on employment trends for women June 14

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to publish the World Employment and Social Outlook (WESO) – Trends for Women 2017. The new report will be released on Wednesday, 14 June.

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Globally, most women prefer to be working and majority of men agree, ILO-Gallup report shows

The ILO-Gallup report, “Towards a better future for women and work: Voices of women and men ”, provides a first-ever account of global attitudes and perceptions of women and men

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Persuade your companies to return, Nigerian govt urges Japan envoy

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr. Chris Ngige has appealed to the ambassador of Japan to Nigeria, Mr. Sadanobu Kusaoke, to woo back Japanese companies that left Nigeria for

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Centenary Initiative: ILO to convene landmark event on “The Future of Work We Want”

The International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva would host a major event on the future of work from April 6 to 7, 2017, “The Future of Work We Want: A Global

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Divisions in unions limiting their capacity to represent workers’ interest – Minister

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr. Chris Ngige has expressed concern over the factionalization of labour unions in Nigeria, saying that acrimonious divisions were limiting the capacity of the

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FG appeals to NAAT, NASU, SSANU to shelve strike

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr. Chris Nwabueze Ngige has appealed to the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), Non – Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions

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ILO: Global unemployment expected to rise by 3.4 million in 2017

The global unemployment rate is expected 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, a

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FG will not tolerate incompetence, minister tells heads of agencies

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has warned that federal government would not tolerate incompetence from the parastatals and agencies of government. Speaking during a working visit

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Everyone needs to be aware of slavery and know how to fight it

By Guy Ryder Since its very beginning in 1919, the International Labour Organization has been concerned about the situation of workers subjected to forced labour. The fact that in today’s

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Enabling policies for persons with disabilities are crucial to achieving SDGs – ILO

People with disabilities are the world’s largest minority, says Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Mr. Guy Ryder, stressing that their right to productive employment and decent work is

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