Labour

International Labour Conference ends session that focused on decent work deficit

In an effort to forge a new path from "vision to policy" in the world of work, the United Nations International Labour Conference today concluded its session in Geneva following a spirited debate by workers, employers and governments on how to address the lack of decent jobs worldwide.

Head of UN labour agency urges efforts to tackle global lack of decent jobs

Calling the global shortage of adequate employment opportunities "the fault line in the world today," the top United Nations labour official has stressed that tackling this problem is central to eradicating poverty.