Gender-based collective bargaining agreements better protect rights of woman workers
31 March 2023
The ILO’s Ship to Shore Rights South-East Asia Programme promotes a gender-based collective bargaining negotiation and agreement to better protect the rights of woman workers in the seafood processing industry.
Strengthening the capacity of Manpower Ministry’s Development Centre of Human Resources to be more adaptive with emerging industrial relations issues
16 March 2023
As requested by the Ministry of Manpower, the ILO provides a two-day training session on industrial relations to strengthen the capacity of the Manpower Ministry’s Development Centre of Human Resources to be more adaptive with the fast changing world of work and emerging industrial relations issues.
International labour standards
Lesotho ratifies three ILO Conventions
16 March 2023
Lesotho deposited the instruments of ratification of the Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978 (No. 151), the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187) and the Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190).
Promotion of social dialogue
Bipartite dialogues improve productivity of the palm oil industry and make business more resilient
22 February 2023
Upholding the rights to freedom of association and collective bargaining is found to be a foundation for improving productivity and increasing number of workers joining trade unions that lead to the advanced protection of workers’ rights in palm oil sector.
Access to labour justice in collective labour disputes: Evidence from the updated IRLex database
22 February 2023
Collective labour disputes are an inevitable feature of the world of work and efficient, fair and accessible systems for the resolution of such disputes are an essential element of a well-functioning industrial relations system. The notion of access to labour justice encompasses judicial and non-judicial mechanisms and institutions dealing with the prevention and resolution of individual and collective labour disputes. This IRLex factsheets provides a comparative overview of legislation regulating mechanisms for the resolution of collective labour disputes of judicial, quasi-judicial and extrajudicial nature. Furthermore, it provides an overview of bipartite processes as well as of processes of third-party intervention and of the role that labour inspectorates and enforcement agencies play in securing effective access to justice.
Protection against acts of interference for employers' and workers' organizations: Evidence from the updated IRLex database
20 February 2023
Acts of interference can take many forms and may impact differently on workers’ and employers’ organizations and on their free and independent creation and functioning. International Labour Standards protect employers’ and workers’ organizations against interference both by each other and by the public authorities. This IRLex factsheet provides an overview of how protection against acts of interference is regulated by relevant ILO Conventions and applied in practice through the ILO supervisory system as well as a comparative analysis of how different legal systems provide protection against such acts and ensure its effective enforcement in practice.
Employers’ and workers’ organizations of the palm oil sector join forces to promote bipartite cooperation through social dialogues
16 February 2023
The Indonesian Palm Oil Association (GAPKI) and the Indonesian Trade Union Network for Palm Oil (JAPBUSI) sign a Joint Declaration to address decent work deficits in the sector, promote labour compliance and enhance the image of Indonesia’s palm oil industry for sustainability.
ILO Knowledge Conversations
The future of worker-manager relations: Does cooperation lead to better outcomes and just rewards?
This Knowledge Conversation will focus on the role of managers/leaders in engendering worker-management cooperation.
Rights of football players
ILO welcomes discussions on decent work in the professional football sector
16 January 2023
The meeting follows the 2022 Global Labour Agreement (GLA) between the World Leagues Forum (WLF) and the Fédération Internationale des Associations de Footballeurs Professionnels (FIFPRO).
Viewing jobs law and Perppu through the lens of freedom of association
07 January 2023
An opinion editorial by Albert Bonasahat, national project coordinator of the ILO Ship to Shore Rights Programme, published by the Jakarta Post on 7 January.