Social dialogue key to combating COVID-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). COVID-19: Relying on social dialogue for solutions What can governments, employers and...

COVID-19 exposes food retailers as frontline workers?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Food retail and grocery store workers, have become essential to the...

COVID-19 is unravelling the textiles, clothing, leather and footwear industries

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Efforts to mitigate the public health emergency of the #COVID-19 pandemic...

COVID-19 creates rough seas for global shipping and fishing

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The COVID-19 crisis is affecting the personal safety and health of...

Civil aviation sector grounded by COVID-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). To curb the spread of COVID-19, a combination of flight cancellations...

COVID-19 has brought the automotive industry to a standstill

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). While employment in the automotive industry had recovered from the 2008-09...

Agriculture and food security crucial to COVID-19 recovery

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). While working to feed the world, many agricultural workers are unable...

Impact of COVID-19 on tourism is unprecedented

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Tourism is a major driver of jobs and growth. But COVID-19...

Adequate sickness benefits to all

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). COVID-19: Social protection The COVID-19 health crisis revealed important gaps in terms of...

Labour market data for persons with disabilities

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Department for International Development (DFID)-funded project "Innovation to Inclusion (i2i)"...

The impact of COVID-19 on the informal economy

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Almost 1.6 billion informal economy workers are significantly impacted by the...

Disability-inclusive Social Protection response to COVID-19 crisis

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The COVID-19 pandemic and its related socioeconomic consequences magnify obstacles and...

Definition of recruitment fees and related costs

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This video outlines the definition of recruitment fees and related costs,...

Sectorial Impact COVID-19 puts a spotlight on the resilience of health systems

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Due to the nature of their profession, millions of health workers...

Social protection responses to the crisis

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The importance of ensuring universal access to social protection systems that...

Five ways of including persons with disabilities in COVID 19 responses

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The inequalities exacerbating COVID-19’s impact on persons with disabilities are not...

COVID-19 and advocates

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The COVID-19 crisis has forced nearly 1.37 billion students to stay at home. Youth icon and Indian cinema actor,...

Labour and Human rights in sports, a priority

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). On International Day of Sports for Development and Peace Mary Harvey spoke about the need for a strong team...

COVID-19 and advocates

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). ILO Goodwill Ambassador Wagner Moura calls protection of workers, support to businesses and income security for everyone. Source of...

5 Things SMEs Need to Survive COVID-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The COVID-19 outbreak has hit SMEs and their workers hard. In...

COVID-19 cruelly highlights inequalities and threatens to deepen them

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating already existing inequalities – from catching...

Treat seafarers with “dignity and respect” during COVID-19 crisis

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). GENEVA (ILO News) – Seafarers should be treated as ‘key workers’ and be exempted from travel restrictions during the...

Continuing online learning and skills development in times of the COVID-19 crisis

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This discussion invites government representatives, employers’ and workers’ organizations, education and training providers, NGOs, and individuals, among others,...

Why International Labour Standards matter in a public health crisis

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The International Labour Organization maintains a system of international labour standards...