By the end of the Chinese presidency with the proposal of five countries and the approval of the majority of the members, Iranian Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare Mohammad Shariatmadari was elected as the head of Asia-Pacific Group of the ILO (ASPAG).
World leaders have been urged by an influential United Nations agency to sign up to a universal labor guarantee to bolster fundamental workers’ rights, including adequate living wages and collective bargaining through trade unions.
Most people in emerging and developed economies believe men are now more involved in parenting than ever before, with many saying the role of women should not be confined to the home, a global survey indicated.
The International Labour Organization on Tuesday welcomed the new sustainable development agenda agreed this Sunday by the United Nations' 193-member States as a major breakthrough for the world of work.
Wages in developed countries are flatlining and even falling in some places, holding down economic growth after the financial crisis and increasing the risk of deflation, the International Labor Organization said on Friday.