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Cabinet approves ratification of 2 ILO conventions on prohibiting child labour

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for ratification of two fundamental conventions of International Labour Organization (ILO) concerning with Child Labour. They are Minimum Age Convention (No 138) and Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention (No 182). Now these conventions will be legally binding. Key Facts Minimum Age Convention (No 138) or Convention 138: ..

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Unemployment in India to increase marginally in 2017-18: ILO

According to recently released World Employment and Social Outlook for 2017, the number of unemployed people in India is expected to rise by 1 lakh in 2017 and another 2 lakh in 2018. The report was released by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) with projections based on econometric modelling carried out in November 2016.  The ..

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India suffers from huge gender pay gap: ILO Report

Recently released Global Wage Report 2016-17 released by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has found that India suffers from huge gender pay gap. It shows that India has among the worst levels of gender wage disparity (men earning more than women in similar jobs) with the gap exceeding 30%. Key Facts Singapore has among the ..

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Guy Ryder re-elected as DG of ILO

Guy Ryder from United Kingdom has been re-elected Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) for a second five-year term. He was elected by the Governing Body of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and received 54 of the 56 votes. Ryder is the 10th DG of ILO and was elected for the first time in ..

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12 June: World Day against Child Labour

The World Day Against Child Labour is being observed annually across world on 12 June to bring awareness against child labour. Significance of the day: The observance of the day seeks to bring together governments, employers and workers organizations, civil society, as well as millions of people from around the world to highlight the plight ..

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