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ILO notes “striking fall” in real wages worldwide

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The severe inflationary crisis combined with a global slowdown in economic growth are causing a striking fall in real monthly wages in many countries, reducing the purchasing power of the middle classes and hitting low-income households particularly hard, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday. …

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Uganda asks ILO to avoid a one-size-fits-all approach to skilling

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Delegation, on behalf of Africa member states, has asked the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to avoid a one-size-fits-all approach for the successful implementation of its new strategy on skills and lifelong learning. The Minister of Gender, Labour & Social Development Betty Amongi, who …

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Females earning less than men in health sector: Report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Women in the health sector earn less than their male counterparts, this is according to a new report published by the International Labour Organization and the World Health Organization. According to the report, women in the health sector face a bigger gender pay gap compared …

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UN chief highlights need for decent jobs to fuel COVID-19 recovery

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday highlighted the need for decent jobs to fuel the COVID-19 recovery. In a video message, the UN chief told heads of state and government and others attending a virtual meeting that they are essential to global efforts to “build …

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