Corporate Social Responsibility & Solidarity Manager, Adecco Group France
In my role as the Corporate Social Responsibility & Solidarity Manager of the Adecco Group in France—a multinational enterprise with operations in 60 countries—I have witnessed the positive impact of employing persons with disabilities at our company.
By focusing on the skills and professional potential of people with disabilities rather than on stereotypes, we have been able to access a pool of talent which often goes untapped.
is the Deputy Director of the ILO’s Official Meetings Department
The 106th Session of the International Labour Conference gets under way in Geneva, Switzerland from June 5-16. Here’s a look at the main issues that will be discussed by government, employer and worker delegates from the ILO’s 187 member states.
José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs
is Regional Director of the ILO for Latin America and the Caribbean
In 2017, labour markets in Latin America and the Caribbean are marked by a new increase in unemployment and worsening working conditions. As the year progresses, the indicators and forecasts confirm that the labour situation is becoming more worrisome. The latest forecasts already announce a weak economic recovery this year after last year’s contraction. This slow economic growth, of barely 1.1 per cent for Latin America and the Caribbean, will not be enough to change the negative trends in the world of work.