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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Organizations relating to Employment Conditions

Women in Dialogue / London, UK / Est. 1975
World Mining Congress / Katowice, Poland / Est. 1958
International Ergonomics Association / Est. 1961
Federation of Staff Associations of United Nations and its Specialized Agencies in the Philippines / Makati, Philippines / Est. 1983
International Society for Performance Improvement / Silver Spring MD, USA / Est. 1962
Convention Concerning Equal Remuneration for Men and Women Workers for Work of Equal Value / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1951
Convention Concerning Compulsory Invalidity Insurance for Persons Employed in Industrial or Commercial Undertakings, in the Liberal Professions, and for Outworkers and Domestic Servants / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1933
Convention Concerning the Restriction of Night Work of Children and Young Persons in Non-industrial Occupations / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1946
Institute for Labour Law and Industrial Relations in the European Union / Trier, Germany / Est. 1983
European Study Group / Uxbridge, UK / Est. 1990
Trade Unions International of Public and Allied Employees / Kolkata, India / Est. 1949
Convention Concerning Minimum Wage Fixing Machinery in Agriculture / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1951
Convention Concerning the Protection of Wages / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1949
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean / Cairo, Egypt / Est. 1948
Centre for Arctic Medicine, Oulu / Oulu, Finland
SERRV International / Madison WI, USA / Est. 1949
Agreement on the Harmonisation of Fiscal Incentives to Industry / Est. 1973
Convention Concerning Working Conditions in Hotels, Restaurants and Similar Establishments / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1991
Women Working Worldwide / Manchester, UK / Est. 1983
Convention Concerning Minimum Wage Fixing, with Special Reference to Developing Countries / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1970
Publish What You Pay Coalition / London, UK
Federation of European Ergonomics Societies / La Ciotat, France / Est. 2003
Convention Respecting Reciprocity in the Granting of Benefits for Reduced Working Capacity / Est. 1953
European Economic and Social Committee / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1958
International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried, Machine and Furniture Workers / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1949

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World Problems relating to Employment Conditions

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Abusive workplace surveillance
Stagnated development of agricultural production
Unequal income distribution within countries
Strikes
Occupational stress
Substance abuse at work
Discrimination against women executives
Clandestine employment
Excessive salaries of corporate executives
Discrimination against non-union workers
Increasing job monotony
Lock-out
Drug abuse at work
Unequal pay for women
Threat of birds to aircraft safety
Absenteeism
Inappropriate employment incentives
Lack of response to monetary incentives
Unethical practices by employees
Disadvantages of homeworking employees
Excessive hours of work
Underpayment for work
Elimination of traditional skills
Inadequate working conditions
Decline in real wages

Action Strategies relating to Employment Conditions

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Preempting
Safeguarding employee health
Charging for access to nature
Preventing occupational accidents
Eliminating abusive child labour
Sponsoring commercial research and development
Changing behaviour with incentives
Using economic instruments for sustainable development
Providing fair salary scales
Guaranteeing minimum wage
Providing incentives to farmers for biodiversity conservation
Employing the disabled
Improving working environment
Controlling employee absenteeism
Researching effects of poor working conditions
Reducing transfer of industries to low-wage countries
Providing public mediation of wage claims
Reducing smoking with health incentives
Classifying dangerous occupations
Fostering altruism in the workplace
Separating home and workplace
Building workplace communities
Decreasing travel to workplace
Controlling toxic substances in the workplace
Legislating dangerous workplaces

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