Friday, March 1, 2024

Topic: Jobless

34 million jobs lost in Latin America and the Caribbean due to COVID-19 crisis

The UN’s International Labour Organization said Wednesday that at least 34 million jobs have been lost in Latin America due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Dalit, Adivasi groups seek law to guarantee jobs to educated youths

NACDOR (National Confederation of Dalit and Adivasi Organisatons) made a public appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said it wants the government to bring a legislation in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament to guarantee jobs to educated youth or an allowance in the lines of minimum wages paid to workers under the MNREGA.

Hard times forecast for job recovery in 2020: ILO

Under three possible scenarios for recovery in the next six months, “none” sees the global job situation in better shape than it was before lockdown measures began, the International Labour Organization (ILO) insisted.

Lockdown: About 122 million Indians lose their jobs in April

About 122 million Indians were forced out of jobs in April, according to estimates from the Center for Monitoring Indian Economy, Bloomberg reports.

As job losses escalate, half of global workforce at risk of losing livelihoods: ILO

The continued sharp decline in working hours globally due to the COVID-19 outbreak means that 1.6 billion workers in the informal economy – that is nearly half of the global workforce – stand in immediate danger of having their livelihoods destroyed, warns the International Labour Organization.