February 2, 2023

Greater investment in care could create almost 300 million jobs

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GENEVA (ILO News) – Persistent and significant gaps in care services and policies have left hundreds of millions of workers with family responsibilities without adequate protection and support, yet meeting these needs could create almost 300 million jobs by 2035, according to a new International Labour Organization (ILO) report. The report, Care at work: Investing in […]

Work-related gender gaps persist but solutions are clear

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GENEVA (ILO News) – A future of work  in which women will no longer lag behind men is within reach, but it will take a quantum leap, not just hesitant incremental steps, to get there, according to a new International Labour Organization (ILO) report published for International Women’s Day on 8 March “We need to make it happen, and […]

New ILO figures show 164 million people are migrant workers

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GENEVA (ILO News) – The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that 164 million people are migrant workers – a rise of 9 per cent since 2013, when they numbered 150 million. According to the 2nd edition of the ILO’s Global Estimates on International Migrant Workers , which covers the period between 2013 and 2017, the majority […]

ILO to launch new global estimates on international migrant workers

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GENEVA (ILO News) – The International Labour Organization (ILO) will launch its report Global estimates on international migrant workers, on Wednesday, 5 December at 13:00 GMT (14:00 Geneva time). The ILO statistical study provides new estimates on the number of labour migrants worldwide, including the regions where they are located. These are compared to previous […]