JAKARTA, 11 April 2017 – A regional workshop to validate the draft study report on women migrant workers in the ASEAN Economic Community was held yesterday. It was attended by labour officials from ASEAN Member States, ASEAN Confederation of Employers, ASEAN Trade Union Council, ASEAN Services Employees Trade Union Council, Migrant Forum in Asia, Mekong.. read more →

The International Labour Organisation’s chief, Guy Ryder has urged governments and social partners to work together to build a world of work that leaves no one behind. Guy Ryder speaks at the ILO event. Credit: ILO Rome: “The future of work must be inspired by considerations of humanity, of social justice and peace. If it is.. read more →

The prospect of more protectionism in the West—and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) substantial reliance on the U.S. and Europe for driving export growth—has highlighted the vulnerability of the region’s growth model and strengthens the case for promoting intra-regional trade. Read the article here. read more →

Study highlights region’s vulnerability from misuse of personal devices SINGAPORE — Southeast Asian workers are compromising security by using personal devices for work, making organizations in the region highly susceptible to cyber threats externally and internally, said VMware, a company specializing in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Some 65% of workers in Southeast Asia used.. read more →

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 6 April 2017 – Safe and decent work is a priority in the ASEAN cooperation in labour. On 4-5 April, occupational safety and health  officials from ten ASEAN Member States gathered at the 18th ASEAN-Occupational Safety and Health Network (ASEAN-OSHNET) Coordinating Board Meeting (CBM-18) in Bandar Seri Begawan to update their cooperation.. read more →