Saturday, July 20, 2013

Pakistani workers express solidarity with Indian workers

Karachi—Pakistan’s trade union movement has expressed its solidarity with the workers’ movement of Suzuki Marui in India and demanded the Indian government to accept workers’ demands and release all the arrested labour leaders.

86,000 kids working in mines in Madagascar: ILO

Antananarivo (Madagascar): As many as 86,000 children are working in mines in Madagascar, an International Labour Organisation (ILO) official has revealed, adding some of them work to help parents in sapphires or gold careers. 

'Alarming' unemployment could get worse: ILO

Unemployment will likely soar further in the group of 20 major economic powers without immediate action, Guy Ryder, the director general of the International Labor Organization told CNBC on Friday, comparing the jobs crisis to the 2008-2009 financial crisis and warning it needs to be tackled urgently.