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Statistics on Safe Work Environment (4th of a series on Decent Work)

he International Labor Organization (ILO) in its advocacy to promote the Decent Work Agenda describes decent work as “integral efforts to reduce poverty and is a key mechanism for achieving equitable, inclusive and sustainable development. Decent work involves opportunities for work that is productive and delivers a fair income, provides security in the workplace and social protection for workers and their families, and gives people the freedom to express their concerns, to organize and to participate in decisions that affect their lives”. (ILO, Country Profile, 2012, Preface)

Updates on the Basic Labor and Employment Statistics in the Philippines

The member states of the International Labour Organization (ILO) to which the Philippines is a member is composed of about 187 as of the latest count. These member countries usually meet every June of each year at the International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva, Switzerland. Each member state is represented by a delegation consisting of two (2) government delegates composed of an employer delegate and a worker delegate, and their respective advisers. The conference is sometimes called the “international parliament of labour” with its main task of crafting and adopting international labour standards in the form of Conventions and Recommendations.

Decent Work in the Philippines: Statistics on Working Children (3rd of a Series on Decent Work Statistics)

The International Labor Organization (ILO) in its advocacy to promote the Decent Work Agenda describes decent work as “integral efforts to reduce poverty and is a key mechanism for achieving equitable, inclusive and sustainable development. Decent work involves opportunities for work that is productive and delivers a fair income, provides security in the workplace and social protection for workers and their families, and gives people the freedom to express their concerns, to organize and to participate in decisions that affect their lives”. (ILO, Country Profile, 2012, Preface)

Adopted Resolutions/Guidelines on Labor Standards and Labor Relations During the 20th International Conference of Labor Statisticians (ICLS)

The International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS) is a meeting of experts on labor statistics spearheaded by the International Labour Organization (ILO). Statisticians/experts mostly coming from labour and national statistical offices, including employer’s and worker’s organizations, were invited to make recommendations on selected topics of labor statistics in the form of resolutions and guidelines.

Decent Work in the Philippines: Equal Opportunity and Treatment in Employment (Second of a Series)

The International Labor Organization (ILO) in its advocacy to promote the Decent Work Agenda describes decent work as “integral to efforts to reduce poverty and is a key mechanism for achieving equitable, inclusive and sustainable development. Decent work involves opportunities for work that is productive and delivers a fair income, provides security in the workplace and social protection for workers and their families, and gives people the freedom to express their concerns, to organize and to participate in decisions that affect their lives”. (ILO, Country Profile, 2012, Preface)

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