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  • Social Dialogue and Poverty Reduction Strategiesby Graeme J. Buckley; Giuseppe Casale

    International Labour Office 2006; US$ 60.00

    Analyses the different experiences of the role of social dialogue in planning and implementation the poverty reduction strategy policies. Focuses on the experiences of countries such as Cambodia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia and Tanzania. Contains practical tools to help enable practitioners (principally but not only ILO constituents) to engage in poverty... more...

  • Social Security, Poverty Reduction and Developmentby K.P. Kannan

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 5.00

    Distinguishes between Basic Social Security (BSS), intended for those who do not dispose of minimal resources and are prone to human deprivation and vulnerability, and Contingent Social Security (CSS), protecting people in hazardous situations arising from ill-health, accidents, unemployment, old age, etc. Drawing on European experiences over history,... more...

  • The Role of Trade Unions in the Global Economy and the Fight Against Povertyby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00

    Emphasizes trade unions’ continuing participation in fighting poverty in an environment of interlinked economies, such as influencing international organizations and International Financing Institutions. Lists the status Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers of 58 countries and outlines relevant aspects of ILO’s Decent Work Agenda. more...

  • The Welfare Fund for Construction Workers in Tamil Naduby V. Krishnamurthy; R. P. Nair

    International Labour Office 2002; US$ 5.00

    Describes the Welfare fund programme for construction workers in Tamil Nadu which commenced in November 1994 and provides a range of welfare measures such as benefits for fatal and non-fatal accidents and education, marrage and funeral grants. more...

  • Tripartite Consultationby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2000; US$ 13.50

    Covers definitions and methods of implementation, the procedures for consultations. Reviews the effect given to the instruments under consideration, focusing on the requirements for consultation with regard to ILO labour standards. Examines obstacles to the ratification of the instruments. General survey concerning the Tripartite Consultation (International... more...

  • Tripartite Social Dialogue on Employment in the Countries of South Eastern Europeby Marketa Vylitova; Youcef Ghellab

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00

    Provides an overview of the institutional framework for tripartite social dialogue between representatives of government, and workers’ and employers’ organizations in South East European countries and assesses the extent to which this framework has been used to address employment issues and to involve the social parners. more...

  • Statistics on the Employment Situation of People with Disabilitiesby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 5.00

    Based on a survey conducted by the ILO in 2002. Describes the methodologies used in 95 countries to compile statistics on the employment situation of persons with disabilities. more...

  • OECD Employment Outlook 2007by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 112.00

    As ageing populations put more downward pressure on economic growth in the coming decades, it is essential that OECD countries improve labour market performance.  This edition of OECD's annual report on labour markets brings the reader not only detailed information on recent labour market developments, but also in-depth analysis of the... more...

  • Sickness, Disability and Workby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 49.00

    Too many workers leave the labour market permanently due to health problems, and yet too many people with a disabling condition are denied the opportunity to work. This second report in the OECD series Sickness, Disability and Work explores the possible factors behind this paradox. It looks specifically at the cases of Australia, Luxembourg, Spain... more...

  • Jobs for Immigrants, 2by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 63.00

    When immigrants arrive in a new country, they are confronted with new labour market requirements such as language proficiency, familiarity with job search procedures and work practices which they are not always able to satisfy. These obstacles affect not only new immigrants, but, surprisingly, their children too, even if the children are born and educated... more...