United Nations International Labor Organization: Taking on New Forms
A RECENT report of the United Nations International Labor Organization (ILO), titled "Equality at Work: Tackling the Challenges" describes the global picture of the struggle to overcome discrimination in the workplace as a mixture of ups and downs. "People are not only being discriminated against based on their gender, race, and religion, but also on newer criteria such as age, sexual orientation, HIV/AIDS status, and disability," the report said. It warned that unless these barriers to equality are fully addressed, they can prevent societies from harnessing the full potential of today's globalized economy.
The study noted gender gaps in employment and pay and cited the need …
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Publication information: Article title: United Nations International Labor Organization: Taking on New Forms. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: May 23, 2007. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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