Child labour and human trafficking remain important concerns in global supply chains (IOL)

New estimates of child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in global supply chains are revealed in a report compiled by the ILO, OECD, IOM and UNICEF – members of the Alliance 8.7 partnership on child labour, forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking.

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New report highlights dire working conditions of sanitation workers in some developing countries (IOL)

Countless sanitation workers in the developing world work in conditions that endanger their lives and health, and violate their dignity and rights.

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Convention No 1: A landmark for Workers’ Rights (IOL)

100 years ago the first International Labour Conference adopted the first International Labour Standard – on working time. As the ILO celebrates this landmark moment, ILO Working Time specialist, Jon Messenger, looks back at the history of the Convention and its impact.

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