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Expedite action on health and safety policy-GAWU

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The General Agricultural Workers' Union (GAWU) has urged government to expedite action on the National Occupational, Safety and Health (OSH) policy before cabinet to...
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Cuban leader blames neoliberalism, capitalism for current global crisis

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Wednesday blamed the current global economic and health crisis on neoliberalism and capitalism. In an address to the International Labour...
International Labour Organization

ILO warns of uncertain, incomplete labor market recovery as crisis deepens

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The International Labor Organization (ILO), a Geneva-based UN agency, has noted that the number of working hours lost across the world in the first...
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NGO urges Government to prioritise poor single mothers in LEAP payment

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Youth Rise International, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) with focus on poverty eradication through education and decent work has called on the Government to prioritize...
Covid Re Testing

Enhance Access to Services for Migrants in the Context of COVID-19

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The impact of COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of ensuring access to services for all. Whether as a means to ensure we protect...
Social Safety Day

Ghana marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work

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Ghana on Tuesday joined the rest of the global community to mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020. The day, being marked,...
Photo taken on Sept. 3, 2019 shows the Mwalimu Nyerere Foundation Building built by China Railway Construction Engineering Group in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Tanzanian President John Magufuli and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Friday inaugurated the Mwalimu Nyerere Foundation (MNF) Building built by China Railway Construction Engineering Group (CRCEG). (Xinhua)

Tanzania to deregister over 3,000 cooperatives over poor management

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The government of Tanzania on Sunday announced deregistration of at least 3,436 out of 11,149 cooperatives across the country over poor management. Japhet Hasunga, the...
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Minister calls on ECOWAS to facilitate intra-regional migration

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Mr. Ambrose Dery, the Minister of the Interior has applauded the progress achieved through the ECOWAS free movement protocol and called for intensification of...

ILO, COTVET engage Stakeholders on TVET skills development

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Dr Fred Kyei Asamoah, Executive Director, Council for Vocational Education and Training (COTVET), on Wednesday announced that all Technical and vocational Institutions will soon...

Create enabling environment for the creation of decent jobs in Africa – Guy Ryder

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International Labour Organization Director-General, Guy Ryder, has called on African countries to seize the opportunities that exist on the continent to advance towards a...

Domestic violence should not be entertained – Minister

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Mr Henry Quartey, the Deputy Minister for the Interior, said domestic violence leaves a trail of effects on not only survivors and their families...

Accra Girls Senior High School wins ILO Centenary quiz competition

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The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has climaxed its centenary celebrations with an inter schools’ quiz competition among some selected Senior High Schools in...
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President Akufo Addo Requests ILO’s Governance Structure be Reviewed

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The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has called for a change in the governance structure of the International Labour Organisation (ILO),...
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Informal Sector Workers Wants to Be Consulted in Law Drafting

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Workers in the informal sector on Thursday appealed to the Government to involve them in the formulation of legislations that seeks to regulate their...
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ILO and EPA Empower Ghanaian Modelling Experts

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The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is building the capacity of modelling experts in Ghana on Macro-economic Model Frameworks...
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Ratification of Domestic Workers Convention set to advance gender equality

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The International Labor Organization (ILO) Domestic Workers Convention has been added to the priority conventions for the Southern African Development Community (SADC), according to...
HOTCATT Renaming

HOTCATT needs Boosting – Minister

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Mrs Catherine A. Afeku, the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, on Thursday called for the strengthening of the Hotel, Catering and Tourism...

Research calls for policies to regulate domestic work in Ghana

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A research by Migrating out of Poverty team at the Centre for Migration Studies (CMS), University of Ghana, has called for five policy recommendations...

Ghana observes International Domestic Workers Day

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Ghana on Friday, joined the rest of the world to mark the sixth commemoration of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention 189 on Decent...
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No more gender gaps – Research suggests

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Reducing gender gaps would significantly benefit women, society and the economy, a new International Labour Organisation (ILO) report has revealed. It shows that closing the...

ILO to release a publication on WESO come June 14

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The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to publish the World Employment and Social Outlook (WESO) – Trends for Women 2017. The new report will be...

African leaders prioritize job creation in Africa

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African governments are confronting unemployment in many different ways. In Senegal, with 200,000 Senegalese joining the labour market each year, President Macky Sall launched...
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Work Related Activities Killing More Than 6,300 People Yearly – ILO

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Latest estimates from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) shows that more than 6,300 people die each year as a result of work-related activities, a...
International Labour Organization

Govt urged to ratify ILO Conventions on occupational health and safety

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The Health and Safety (HESAG) Ghana, a policy institute Monday urged the government here to ratify key International Labor Organization (ILO) on occupational health...
Vivo Energy on Wednesday held its annual Safety Day to focus on safety at work.?

HESAG Emphazise On Decent Work And Economic Growth

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Health and Safety Ghana (HESAG), Ghana’s premiere health and safety policy institute, would be holding a stakeholders’ seminar to herald this year’s World Day...

ILO Moves To Address Child Labour

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The project, which has 40-month duration, was being funded by the United States Department of Labour and covers Ghana and the Philippines among others. ...
Child Labour

Ending Child Labour Requires A Concerted Effort

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In Ghana the day was commemorated by the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations under the theme, End Child Labour in Supply Chains in...
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ILO To Launch World Employment, Social Outlook 2016 Report

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It would be launched in Geneva by the ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, and Raymond Torres, Director of the ILO Research Department. A statement by the...
Domestic Workers

Domestic workers must enjoy same right to sufficient rest – ILO

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An ILO fact sheet said that domestic workers should enjoy the same right to sufficient rest as other workers A document copied to the Ghana...
Happy Women Day

Countries to harness newly adopted 2030 SD-Agenda For Women

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A statement issued by the ILO and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Wednesday, said the Women at Work report provides the latest...