Wednesday, December 11, 2013

PAKISTAN:::ILO to holds experience sharing seminar on child labour on Dec 16

imageISLAMABAD: As part of its Decent Work Country Programme the International Labour Organization in collaboration with the European Union was implemented a project on combating abusive child labour to support national efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour from Pakistan.
In this connection, the ILO would hold an experience sharing seminar to share its achievements, best practices and lesson learned here on December 16, while the project is ending on December 31, 2013, said a press release here on Wednesday.

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EDUCATION:::Labour Rights in High Tech Electronics

Islamabad:::ILO showcases project on empowering vulnerable groups

International Labour Organisation (ILO) organised a national event to showcase its project ‘Empowering Vulnerable Groups through Employment, Education and Training’ arranged by the Value Resources here on Tuesday.

The programme for the event featured dialogue session, plenary discussions and information sharing segments. The project highlights were shared with the audience through a video documentary.

Argentina Becomes 15th Country to Ratify ILO Convention 189 on Domestic Work

In another major step forward for the global movement to expand domestic workers' rights, Argentina last month ratified International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention No. 189 on domestic work, which extends fundamental labor rights to an estimated 53 million domestic workers worldwide. 

MALAYSIA::Gaji seorang pekerja sekolah tidak dibayar hampir setahun berjumlah RM 16,800

Merajuk gaji tidak dibayar
Zaharah menunjukkan gambar Mat Taib yang hilang sejak seminggu lalu.

PARIT BUNTAR - Disebabkan merajuk gaji bulanannya tidak dibayar hampir setahun, seorang kakitangan berstatus kontrak sebuah sekolah, di sini didakwa menghilangkan diri sejak seminggu lalu.

Sebelum didapati hilang, Mat Taib Mustaffa, 63, yang bekerja sebagai pembantu pejabat sekolah sejak lebih 10 tahun lalu, memaklumkan ahli keluarga ingin keluar sebentar ke pekan Parit Buntar pada jam 10 pagi, 1 Disember lalu.

CANADA:::New anti-union group emerges as Tories push labour issues to the forefront

A new anti-union group has sprung up just as the Progressive Conservatives threaten to make labour issues a key ballot question in the next election.
With Ontarians expected to go to the polls as early as May, Working Canadians wants to raise awareness about the influence of "union bosses" on the province.
Like Working Families, a coalition of unions that has successfully run ads attacking the Conservatives in the 2003, 2007 and 2011 provincial elections, Working Canadians considers itself non-partisan.