Posts Tagged 'wages'

What’s new in the ILO Committee of Experts’ latest report

International labour standards in times of economic crisis. This is one of the main issues of the 2010 ILO Committee of Experts’ Report on the application of Conventions and Recommendations. From the need to promote and extend collective bargaining to the protection of wages, the Committee focuses on the Conventions that can help governments to overcome the crisis, reduce poverty and inequity, increase demand and contribute to economic stability. Like every year, in the Report there is a detailed analysis of member states’ compliance with labour standards. Search for your country and find out the Experts’ observations and requests. Continue reading ‘What’s new in the ILO Committee of Experts’ latest report’

US: Higher pay puts older workers on firing line

By Barbara Rose

Older workers are more vulnerable to losing their jobs than younger ones when companies cut costs. They know this instinctively, even though the law of the land forbids age-related discrimination. Continue reading ‘US: Higher pay puts older workers on firing line’

China: Employers boost wages in bid to attract workers

By Chen Hong  

Companies in the Pearl River Delta area, the country’s manufacturing powerhouse, are raising wages to attract migrant workers amid fears of a worsening labor shortage, a survey has shown. Continue reading ‘China: Employers boost wages in bid to attract workers’


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