International Labour Organization

24 July 2018

Europe offers tourism job opportunities all year round

(From ec.europa.eu ) There are many tourism opportunities across the EU, from coastal and mountain destinations to popular cities. The sector supports 25 million jobs directly and indirectly in Europe. It’s the largest employer of young people, migrants, part-time workers and women, as pointed out by the European Commission and the International Labour Organization (ILO) . Requiring varying degrees of skills, tourism offers such workers a quick entry and/or re-entry route into the workforce. According to the latest data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the United Nations agency...
24 February 2017

Social dialogue makes a difference in reducing inequalities according to ILO/EC report

EU countries with coordinated bargaining systems have been successful at preventing the growth of inequalities on the labour market, while the erosion of collective bargaining in other EU countries has led to an increased number of low-paid jobs or increa...
24 June 2016

Key EU contribution to decent work at the 105th International Labour Conference

Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker was the guest of honour of this year's International Labour Conference, the supreme body of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), that took place in Geneva over May-June 2016.
29 April 2016

Employment: Commission proposes Directive to improve the working conditions of workers in the sea fishing sector

Today, the European Commission has adopted a proposal for a Directive improving the working conditions in the sea fishing sector. The Directive will implement the agreement reached by the EU social partners in this sector, which aligns EU law with the "Wo...
29 January 2016

EU and its partners discuss further steps to ensure better future for Bangladeshi garment industry workers

Meeting in Dhaka (Bangladesh), the representatives of the EU, US, Canada, Bangladesh and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) – partners committed to the so called Bangladesh Sustainability Compact - assessed the progress and set priorities for fur...