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Recovery in youth employment after pandemic still lagging, says ILO

The report finds that the pandemic has exacerbated the numerous labor market challenges facing those aged between 15 and 24 years

Only six percent of domestic workers have comprehensive social protection, says...

The ILO report says more than 94 percent of domestic workers lack access to the full range of protections, such as medical care

Philippine labor sector, activists pay tribute to country’s workers

President Duterte lauded Filipino workers for being known worldwide for their “great passion, integrity and professionalism”

Social dialogue, key to strengthening safety, health at work – ILO...

Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have shown the importance of an effective collaboration between social partners

Jesuit blames India’s political leaders for frustration of country’s workers

A report said the overall labor participation rate in India dropped from 46 percent to 40 percent between 2017 and 2022

‘Out of sight, out of mind’ attitude hampers COVID recovery for...

“The COVID-19 pandemic hit the fishing and seafood processing industries in Southeast Asia hard and migrant workers the hardest”

Study: Filipino women still bear brunt of unpaid care work

“Traditional gender norms or stereotypes surrounding unpaid care work and breadwinning still persist in this day and age”

Asian workers pushed to upskill as pandemic quickens digital shift

The pandemic accelerated digitization and automation by governments and firms, but there is a risk of widening inequality

Asian farmers turn to drones, apps for labor, climate challenges

Falling technology costs, labor shortages are driving popularity of digital tools to improve crop yields, farm incomes in Asia

Number of jobless Filipinos up to 3.27 million in December, gov’t...

The unemployment rate also inched up to 6.6 percent, slightly higher than the 6.5 percent recorded in November

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