Demand for ratification of the Labour Convention

  Source: TH  Context:  In the wake of the incident (Silkyara Tunnel collapse), the Central Trade Unions have urged the Union government to ratify the labour conventions   Status:  The International Labour Organization (ILO) report reveals that nearly 30 lakh workers globally die annually due to work-related accidents and diseases. It highlights that 79 out …

Labour Day

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Government Policies and Interventions for Development in various sectors and Issues arising out of their Design and Implementation   Source: TH  Context: May 1 is widely known as Labour Day/International Worker’s Day – a day to celebrate the contribution of workers worldwide.   Background: The origin of Labour Day dates back …

ILO declaration urges countries to ensure labour protection

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment   Source: TH  Direction: The article covers Singapore Declaration, which highlights certain reforms to ensure labour protection, and measures to be taken by governments. Do look out for the previous articles on labour published recently- New labour …

The lingering crisis of labour post-pandemic

 GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Indian Economy and issues relating to employment   Source: TH  Direction: The article highlights crises in global and Indian employment scenarios, their impact and remedies.   Context: The International Labour Organisation (ILO) recently published two reports (The Global Wage Report 2022-2023 and Asia-Pacific Employment and Social Outlook 2022) that provided insight …

Political Science – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 22

QUESTIONS: 14/11/2013 Liberalization and Globalization are feared by the developing countries as Trojan Horses of developed countries. Elucidate.(300 Words) ” Few  agencies of International co-operation have been more successful in tending the welfare of humanity than ILO.” Discuss the organization and activities of the ILO in the light of above statement. (300 Words) Comment on …