Richard Darlington: There has never been a greater need for trade unions and civil society to shine a light on the governments and business practices in countries that are generating vast wealth, but which also play host to the most inequality in the world.
Drought is a frequent and brutal visitor to the Lake Turkana region in the north of Kenya. The rains seldom come and the lake is drying up. So is the hope of the Turkana, a proud people. They are … Continued
The Belgian Economy Minister, Johan Vande Lanotte and his counterpart, Monica De Connick, Employment Minister from SPA, the Flemish socialist party, filed a complaint for social dumping against the German authorities before the European Commission last week. Belgian companies in the meat sector are restructuring and relocating to Germany in order to survive.
New technology has made teleworking easier and more efficient but there has been resistance to the idea from unexpected quarters. There is, however, a strong business case for working from home. By Jon Messenger, ILO senior research officer and Laura Addati, ILO Maternity protection and work-family specialist.
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