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  1. News

    The ILO supports the launch of survey on decent wages for journalists

    17 April 2023

    The ILO supports the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Jakarta to promote decent wages and working conditions for Indonesian journalists.

  2. News

    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.

  3. News

    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.

  4. 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).

  5. Governance and Tripartism Department

    Access to labour justice: A diagnostic tool for self-assessing the effectiveness of labour dispute prevention and resolution

    28 February 2023

    The ILO developed a diagnostic tool for the self-assessment of the functioning of judicial and non-judicial institutions for dispute prevention and resolution to help governments and social partners to get a common understanding of the current situation, identify potential opportunities and challenges, and jointly devise measures to address them.

  6. 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.

  7. Factsheet

    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.

  8. Factsheet

    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.

  9. Bipartite cooperation

    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.

  10. 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.