global employment

75 mn youths to be unemployed in 2012: ILO

May 22nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 22 (IANS) Nearly 75 million youths across the world will stay unemployed in 2012, said a report released Tuesday by the International Labour Organisation (ILO).This accounts for 12.7 ... Read more...

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No recovery in sight for global labour market: UN

May 1st, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 1 (IANS) A new UN report Monday warned that despite signs that economic growth has resumed in some regions, the global employment situation is alarming and shows ... Read more...

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ILO warns of new global jobs crisis

April 30th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 30 (IANS) The International Labour Organisation (ILO) Monday warned of the emergence of a global jobs crisis, noting that around 50 million jobs that were lost during the ... Read more...

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India set to grow at 8.2 percent: IMF

June 17th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Keeping its predictions for India's growth unchanged at 8.2 percent this year and 7.8 percent in 2012, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says global activity is ... Read more...

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India tops Forbes list of best countries for new jobs next year

December 15th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) India has pulled ahead of China to take first place in the Forbes list of best countries for new jobs next year, with a whopping 42 ... Read more...

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ILO predicts further decline in global employment

May 28th, 2009 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 28 (DPA) Global unemployment levels will be worse than previously predicted, the International Labour Organisation said Thursday, revising upwards its previous numbers. According to the new data, unemployment could hit global ... Read more...

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Trade unionist Ebrahim Patel now minister in Zuma cabinet

May 13th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, May 13 (IANS) Ebrahim Patel, a South African of Indian origin who was appointed as minister of economic development in the cabinet of President Jacob Zuma, has been active in the ... Read more...

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India’’s apex business chamber expects seven percent growth

January 30th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 30, (ANI): The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on Friday placed India''s growth projection for 2008-09 at seven percent, rejecting the five percent projected ... Read more...

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Tens of millions to lose jobs in 2009: ILO

January 28th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok/Geneva, Jan 28 (DPA) Global unemployment would increase by 18 million to 51 million people this year from 2007 figures, depending on the extent and length of the economic crisis, the International ... Read more...

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Downturn dampens hiring prospects in India: Survey

December 10th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Corporate India is increasingly getting affected by the global downturn, with a number of companies either freezing completely or halving their recruitment plans, a survey by global ... Read more...

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Its business as usual, says Citibank India after US bailout

November 25th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Following the $20 billion bailout package announced by the US government, the beleaguered Citigroup Tuesday said its Indian operations were on track and that it was business ... Read more...

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Pak women more vulnerable in labour market: ILO

January 25th, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan 25 (ANI): The International Labour Organization (ILO) has said that labour market vulnerability for female workers in Pakistan has increased, while it has decreased for their male counterparts. According to ILO's ... Read more...

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