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President Akufo Addo Requests ILO’s Governance Structure be Reviewed

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has called for a change in the governance structure of the International Labour Organisation (ILO),...
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Informal Sector Workers Wants to Be Consulted in Law Drafting

Workers in the informal sector on Thursday appealed to the Government to involve them in the formulation of legislations that seeks to regulate their...
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ILO and EPA Empower Ghanaian Modelling Experts

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is building the capacity of modelling experts in Ghana on Macro-economic Model Frameworks...
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Ratification of Domestic Workers Convention set to advance gender equality

The International Labor Organization (ILO) Domestic Workers Convention has been added to the priority conventions for the Southern African Development Community (SADC), according to...
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HOTCATT needs Boosting – Minister

Mrs Catherine A. Afeku, the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, on Thursday called for the strengthening of the Hotel, Catering and Tourism...

Research calls for policies to regulate domestic work in Ghana

A research by Migrating out of Poverty team at the Centre for Migration Studies (CMS), University of Ghana, has called for five policy recommendations...

Ghana observes International Domestic Workers Day

Ghana on Friday, joined the rest of the world to mark the sixth commemoration of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention 189 on Decent...

No more gender gaps – Research suggests

Reducing gender gaps would significantly benefit women, society and the economy, a new International Labour Organisation (ILO) report has revealed. It shows that closing the...

ILO to release a publication on WESO come 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...

African leaders prioritize job creation in Africa

African governments are confronting unemployment in many different ways. In Senegal, with 200,000 Senegalese joining the labour market each year, President Macky Sall launched...
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Work Related Activities Killing More Than 6,300 People Yearly – ILO

Latest estimates from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) shows that more than 6,300 people die each year as a result of work-related activities, a...
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Govt urged to ratify ILO Conventions on occupational health and safety

The Health and Safety (HESAG) Ghana, a policy institute Monday urged the government here to ratify key International Labor Organization (ILO) on occupational health...
Vivo Energy on Wednesday held its annual Safety Day to focus on safety at work.?

HESAG Emphazise On Decent Work And Economic Growth

Health and Safety Ghana (HESAG), Ghana’s premiere health and safety policy institute, would be holding a stakeholders’ seminar to herald this year’s World Day...

ILO Moves To Address Child Labour

The project, which has 40-month duration, was being funded by the United States Department of Labour and covers Ghana and the Philippines among others. ...
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Ending Child Labour Requires A Concerted Effort

In Ghana the day was commemorated by the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations under the theme, End Child Labour in Supply Chains in...
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ILO To Launch World Employment, Social Outlook 2016 Report

It would be launched in Geneva by the ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, and Raymond Torres, Director of the ILO Research Department. A statement by the...
Domestic Workers

Domestic workers must enjoy same right to sufficient rest – ILO

An ILO fact sheet said that domestic workers should enjoy the same right to sufficient rest as other workers A document copied to the Ghana...
Happy Women Day

Countries to harness newly adopted 2030 SD-Agenda For Women

A statement issued by the ILO and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Wednesday, said the Women at Work report provides the latest...

Global job crisis not likely to end

Continuing high rates of unemployment worldwide and chronic vulnerable employment in many emerging and developing economies are still deeply affecting the world of work,...
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ILO Media Award for Grabs

Competition to encourage fair reporting on labour migration by recognizing the best media coverage and accurate reporting on the topic. Type: Event When: 1 October - 1 December...
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ASEAN Economic Community to table opportunities and trials to Vietnam

According to Le Dang Doanh, former head of Vietnam's Central Institute for Economic Management, AEC will create a single market with the free flow...
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Youth unemployment still a big problem – ILO

It said for millions of young people around the world finding a decent job is still a drawn-out uphill struggle. According to the report which...
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ILO to launch Global Employment Trends for Youth report

The ILO in a statement issued and copied to the Ghana News Agency over the weekend said the report provides the latest global and...
Haruna Iddrisu

Public workers on prolonged strike not to be paid – official

According to local media on Wednesday, the minister asked the various labor unions, particularly, those offering essential services, to establish a strike fund from...

TUC join ILO to fight child labour

The General Agriculture Workers? Union (GAWU) of the Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC) in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has started a...
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Job market uncertainties Cloud World Labour Day celebration

The Labor Day is celebrated on May 1 around the world as a way to remember the historical struggle of working people, while a...
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56 percent of Global rural population are without healthcare

An International Labor Organization (ILO) report published Monday shows that 56 percent of the world's rural population does not have access to essential health...
President John Dramani Mahama

Ghana’s economic prospects bright – President Mahama

Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama said on Wednesday his country had the opportunity for an economic renaissance despite a recent slump in the economy....

Finland minority rights ratification of ILO convention postponed

Finnish parliament decided on Friday to postpone the ratification of an International Labour Organisation's (ILO) convention concerning the indigenous people. "Perhaps it is better to...
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Global labor body urges Kenya to end strikes

The International Labor Organization (ILO) on Monday urged Kenya to embrace dialogue in order to reduce strikes. ILO Director for Kenya Alexio Musindo told a...