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Cambodian Garment Factory Workers Suffer From Lack of Nutrition

Radio Free Asia, Cambodia, 1 Oct 2014 - Labor Organization (ILO) said in a joint study this week, adding concerns to the plight of the workers campaigning for an increase in salaries which they say can’t met their basic needs.

Posted by Ying Yang at Oct 02, 2014 03:01 PM |
Hyundai Motor and union reach a tentative deal

Korea Joongang Daily, 1 Oct 2014 - Hyundai Motor, the nation’s largest automaker, has reached a tentative agreement with its labor union on wages and base pay after 22 rounds of negotiations and six temporary strikes.

Posted by Ying Yang at Oct 02, 2014 02:50 PM |
Trade unions may resist attempt to appoint ‘outsider’ as CIL Chief

The Hindu, India, 1 Oct 2014 - The government’s move to appoint a Chairman-cum-Managing Director at Coal India Ltd. (CIL) may run into problems with trade unions opposing the plan to rope in someone from the private sector.

Posted by Ying Yang at Oct 02, 2014 02:43 PM |
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Employment relationships in the media and culture industries

Issues paper for the Global Dialogue Forum on employment relationships in the media and culture sector (14 and 15 May 2014)

Posted by Ying Yang at Sep 29, 2014 12:00 AM |
ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity

This publication provides an overview of recent economic and labour market trends in ASEAN, based on official national and international sources. It examines the impact of the ASEAN Economic Community on labour markets through model simulations and empirical and policy analyses, with the aim of offering evidence-based policy recommendations towards fostering better jobs and inclusive and balanced growth. The report highlights key priorities to address the challenges and opportunities of the AEC in terms of strengthening regional cooperation mechanisms, facilitating structural change and improving job quality, enhancing skills development, boosting productivity and wages, and managing labour migration.

Posted by Ying Yang at Sep 27, 2014 01:41 AM |
Guide to international labour standards

ILO, 2014 - This guide provides summaries of the contents of ILO Conventions and Recommendations by subject matter. Include: Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations -- Forced labour -- Elimination of child labour and the protection of children and young persons -- Equality of opportunity and treatment -- Tripartite consultation -- Labour administration and inspection -- Employment policy and promotion -- Vocational guidance and training -- Employment security -- Wages -- Working time -- Occupational safety and health -- Social security -- Maternity protection -- Social policy -- Migrant workers -- HIV and AIDS -- Seafarers -- Fishers -- Docworkers -- Indigenous and tribal peoples -- Specific categories of workers.

Posted by Ying Yang at Jul 22, 2014 12:00 AM |
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