March 3, 2011
"In light of the recent unrest in North Africa, it is clear that youth under—employment, if unaddressed, can increase the risk of urban unrest and possibly violence," read a World Bank report describing the bank’s new approach on Africa. »
January 29, 2011
The world's economy may be recovering from what was the worst economic downturn since the 1930s, but all is not well on the employment front. The most critical factor that ensures a sustaine...
January 18, 2011
Tunisia’s capital has awoken to bustling commercial activity for the first time since its former president fled the country, a day after a government shake-up aimed to quell simmering unrest.
December 31, 2010
A series of surveys by the Labour Bureau indicate that 60 years of planned development and three decades of high growth notwithstanding, India’s labour market not only displays many features of a pre-modern economy, but reflects a growing inability to absorb its large, young and still growing labour force.
December 7, 2010
The recent findings by the Labour Bureau's Employment and Unemployment Survey (2009-10) provide timely pointers to the manner in which liberalising India's workforce is coping with the chang...
November 30, 2010
Tamil Nadu Government has provided employment to nearly 10 lakh youth over the last four-and-a-half years, both in public and private sectors, State Minister for Labour Welfare and Employment T. M...
October 29, 2010
Times of adversity call for a larger role by states to protect the vulnerable. One far-reaching outcome of the recent global economic downturn is the reiteration of the continued importance...
October 3, 2010
Already reported in 25 countries: ILO
September 3, 2010
The unemployment situation in the U.S. economy persisted at a low-level equilibrium in August, with non-farm jobs dropping by 54,000 and the overall unemployment rate climbing by one percentage po...
August 18, 2010
The tally of the world's youth (15-24 years) without work has touched an all-time high, but the situation can be redeemed says the International Labour Organisation (ILO). It is perhaps time...
February 24, 2011
Demand stronger policies and end to disinvestment of public sector
January 25, 2011
As world leaders and wealthy business executives prepared to mingle and chat at the World Economic Forum, U.N. figures revealed on Tuesday that 205 million people were unemployed last year in the...
January 7, 2011
The United States economy saw a marginal improvement in its job market conditions in December, as unemployment rates dropped by 0.4 percentage point to 9.4 per cent, the lowest it has been i...
December 19, 2010
A direct outcome of the global economic crisis has been a decline in the rate of growth of wages across the world, barring Asia and Latin America. A study by the International Labour Organis...
December 3, 2010
The U.S. economy's unemployment rate climbed to 9.8 per cent in November, according to the Bureau of Labour Statistics (BLS) monthly report, made available on Friday. It was hovering at 9.6 per ce...
November 22, 2010
After 16 days of intensive Statewide campaigning and 47 days of dharna, thousands of workers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in Rajasthan scored a sig...
October 8, 2010
The unemployment rate in the United States remained unchanged at 9.6 per cent during the month of September, according to the latest monthly jobs report by the U.S. Bureau of Labour Statisti...
September 8, 2010
'Outsourcing jobs does not reflect Ohio values,' Strickland said despite having earlier offered incentives to Indian IT majors to set up shop in the state
August 19, 2010
Police fired rubber bullets on protesting teachers throwing bricks and stones and nurses tore down a gate at a hospital as a nationwide civil servants’ strike for higher wages took hold in S...
August 3, 2010
The Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas (MEPMA) of the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation and Dr. Reddy's Foundation (DRF) are jointly organising a three-month-long training...