Monday, January 9, 2017

UN agency data on labour migration shows 150 million migrants in global workforce

There are about 150 million migrant workers around the world, according a recent United Nations study, which provides useful labour migration data for policy makers as they seek to make headway on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

“Decision makers will now have real data on which to base their policies,” said International Labour Organization (ILO) Director-General Guy Ryder in a news release.

ILO to publish World Employment and Social Outlook ' Trends 2017 report

GENEVA (ILO News) - The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to launch its report.
This year's edition provides forecasts for global unemployment in 2017 and 2018, as well as unemployment levels in developed, emerging and developing economies, with detailed charts and numbers.
The report also focuses on the quality of jobs and vulnerable forms of employment, and looks at their impact on social discontent and the willingness to migrate.