Unions

How today’s unions help working people (2)

Unions improve the health and safety practices of workplaces More than 4,800 workers are killed on the job every year. An estimated 50,000 to 60,000...
auto industry

What does the future of work hold in store for the auto industry?

Aug 29,2017 The automotive industry is a sector of prime importance for the ILO, not only because of its economic weight but also because of...
Unions

How today’s unions help working people(1)

Americans have always joined together—whether in parent teacher associations or local community organizations—to solve problems and make changes that improve their lives and their...

Making union-management relationships work

By: Rod McCorriston, SGEU, Director of Labour Relations The management-union relationship feels like an arranged or forced marriage without the option of divorce. You're in...
What causes gender gaps in the labour market?

What causes gender gaps in the labour market?

By Steven Tobin, ILO Senior Economist. Despite the considerable progress that has been made towards achieving gender equality in the world of work, certain factors...
Do Employee Engagement Surveys Truly Work?

Do Employee Engagement Surveys Truly Work?

Much has been talked about the employee engagement survey, by leaders, by experts, and by employees themselves. Organizations spend billions of dollars to first...
Labour Rights

LABOUR RIGHTS

A labour right is a very broad issue; however, it can be boiled down to the protection and respect of human life in the...
How to Handle Labour Surplus

How to Handle Labour Surplus

By: Wilhelm Schnotz In a perfect world, the only labour problem a Human Resources Manager or a small business owner would face would be that...
Severance Pay Considerations

Severance Pay Considerations

Severance benefits are payments made to employees upon termination of employment caused by events that are beyond their control, such as workforce reductions, plant...
labour management relationship

New era for labour-management relationship

Given the fact that trade unions were born out of bitter struggle resulting in death and disturbances across the entire world there have since...
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