Newsletter April, 2021
- Recent research shows how post pandemic organisation of work may respond to employees preferred working arrangements and how this affects productivity
- The hybrid model of both remote and office work emerged as the desired work arrangement
- Only certain occupations and tasks are able to be conducted in this way. Important differences among countries are showcased.
- The International Organisation of Employers (IOE) has contributed a publication for an international comparative guide.
- The chapter provides an overview of the development of International Labour Standards (ILS), including the processes of standard-setting, ratification, and supervisory procedures at the International Labour Organisation (ILO).
- Summary of the legal basis and role of this ILO organ
- Relevant cases examined in the March 2021 session dealt with essential services during strike action and the violation of trade union rights
Newsletter March, 2021
- At the end of the GFMD 2021 Summit, the winner of the IOE-Seedstars Migration challenge was proclaimed: it is the tech start-up DignifAI, providing concrete support to the employment of migrant population in the Colombian-Venezuelan and Brazilian-Venezuelan borders.
- A new migration challenge for 2022 was just launched
- The GFMD 2021 Summit dealt with the topic of “The future of human mobility: innovative partnerships for sustainable development”
- The representative of employers, the Business Advisory Group on Migration, presented a series of six recommendations, including enhanced public-private cooperation, improved legal pathways for employment and better leveraging of technology
Newsletter February, 2021
- The database on up-to-2020 collective bargaining processes for wage-setting and minimum wages on 56 OECD/non- OECD countries was released
- The database provides comparable data on trade union and employers’ organisations density as well as on the role played by these actors in each collective bargaining system
- Based on four drivers (informality, private sector growth, creating opportunities and digital transformation), the report puts forward a series of policy recommendations for sustained job recovery
- The International Labour Organisation, Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) recently released a publication on the role played by the employers and business membership organizations (EBMOs) in the Covid-19 pandemic where EBMOs have demonstrated agility, resilience and the ability to innovate.
- It also focuses on the way ahead and the services EBMOs will have to reinforce and ideas for concrete actions.