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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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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...
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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,...
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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...

Work-life balance must be integrated into HR policy and strategy – Expert

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Assisting employees to achieve a work-life balance must be integrated into the Human Resource (HR) policy and strategy of organisations, Mrs Dorothy Asare,...

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...

Ghana urged to ratify ILO Convention on workplace violence and harassment

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Ghana Trade Union Congress (TUC) has urged government to expedite action on ratification of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention 190 on violence...

ICI holds stakeholder meeting in Accra

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The International Cocoa Initiative (ICI), an international Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) operating in the cocoa sector in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire has held its stakeholder...
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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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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...
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Bureau of Public Safety Holds Biennial Safety Conference

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The Bureau of Public Safety in collaboration with the Factories Inspectorate Department has organised its fourth biennial national safety conference in Tema. More than fifty...

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...
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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...
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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...
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. ...
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Amenowode Kicked Against Increasing Spate Of Child Labour

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“Mr Speaker, child labour, no matter its form, is undesirable and needs to be eliminated,” Mr Joseph Amenowode, the Chairman of the ECOWAS Parliamentarians...
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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...
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Global job crisis not likely to end

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Continuing high rates of unemployment worldwide and chronic vulnerable employment in many emerging and developing economies are still deeply affecting the world of work,...
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Employment and Social Outlook report ready to launch – ILO

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A statement issued by the ILO and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Thursday said the launch would be jointly performed by Guy...
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Job market uncertainties Cloud World Labour Day celebration

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The Labor Day is celebrated on May 1 around the world as a way to remember the historical struggle of working people, while a...
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Global workforce will be in the private sector

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According to the latest International Labour Organisation (ILO) World Economic and Social Outlook, the greatest single source of new jobs would be found in...
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ILO to publish World Employment and Social Outlook report

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The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is to launch its report, ?World Employment and Social Outlook - Trends 2015,? on Tuesday, January 20. A statement issued...
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ILO to launch Women in Business and Management study

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The International Labour Organisation?s (ILO) Bureau for Employers? Activities, is to launch a new study ?Women in Business and Management: Gaining Momentum? on Monday,...
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Youth are affected the most by migration -Report

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The Global Migration Group (GMG) has released its new report dubbed: ?Migration and Youth: Challenges and Opportunities,? which offers unprecedented overview of how the...

HIV/AIDS can be addressed by meeting needs of affected persons

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Decent work and social protection can help close the HIV/AIDS gap; said a statement issued by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Friday. The statement,...

TUC draws attention to respect for basic rights of workers

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The Trade Union Congress (TUC) in collaboration with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation on Tuesday held a forum to commemorate this year?s World Day for...
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Job Creation In Second MDGs Will Reduce Unemployment-Mahama

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From: George-Ramsey Benamba, GNA Special Correspondent in New York, USA President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday said the way forward for reducing youth unemployment in...