Latin American needs to create 126 million more jobs, UN labor agency says

Facing an employment deficit of 126 million jobs in the coming decade, Latin America must not only increase its business competitiveness, but also move towards more “employment-rich” growth of the economy, the head of the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) said today.

UN work agency calls for investment in job creation, end to forced labour

The governing body of the United Nations labour agency has ended its latest session by calling for global investment in the creation of decent jobs, while also expressing “profound concern” the lack of progress in ending forced labour in Myanmar.