The global unemployment rate will inch down to 5.7 per cent in 2017 from 5.8 per cent in 2014-16, helped by job creation in the US and Europe, although a growing population means the total of number of unemployed people will rise, the Internatio
Perpetrators of forced labour, which affects 21 million people globally, will be punished in most countries under a UN treaty clinched on Wednesday, despite being snubbed by Thailand and nearly all Gulf countries.
More than half o
Bahrain has received a new global vote of confidence yesterday (June 2) when it was elected International Labour Organisation (ILO) board member for 2014-2017.
The kingdom was elected unanimously by ILO m
Bahrain plans to run for a seat on the board of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), which last month threw out a complaint filed against the country by trade unionists.
The Cabinet yesterday approved a
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has written off a complaint against Bahrain.
It has also decided not to take any further action thus ending a case, which had been filed by dismissed workers followin
Bahrain expects to meet a March deadline set by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to resolve the issue of workers sacked in connection with the 2011 unrest, said a senior government official.
Labour Minister Jameel Humai
A trade union federation of Bahrain is exaggerating the number of cases pending of workers sacked during last year's unrest, said a senior government official.
Labour Minister Jameel Humaidan said only 100 such cases remain un
Fiscal austerity and tough labour reforms have failed to create jobs, leading to an "alarming" situation in the global employment market that shows no sign of recovering, the International Labour Organization said.
In advanced countries, e
The importance of studying challenges facing decent work programmes to boost employment schemes and social insurance policies as well as ensure sustainable development, said a senior Bahraini government official.
Speaking at the 15th Asia
Bahrain won praise from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) for its commitment to international labour covenants and efforts to bring unemployment under control besides achieving decent work standards.
This came as Labour Minister