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Employment Conditions

UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Organizations relating to Employment Conditions

International Black Women for Wages for Housework / Est. 1975
Women in Dialogue / Est. 1975
World Mining Congress / Est. 1958
International Ergonomics Association / Est. 1961
Federation of Staff Associations of United Nations and its Specialized Agencies in the Philippines / Est. 1983
International Society for Performance Improvement / Est. 1962
Tripartite Commission on the Working Conditions of Rhine Boatmen / Est. 1954
Convention Concerning Equal Remuneration for Men and Women Workers for Work of Equal Value / 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 / Est. 1933
World Workplace Consortium
Convention Concerning the Restriction of Night Work of Children and Young Persons in Non-industrial Occupations / Est. 1946
Institute for Labour Law and Industrial Relations in the European Union / Est. 1983
European Study Group / Est. 1990
Trade Unions International of Public and Allied Employees / Est. 1949
Convention Concerning Minimum Wage Fixing Machinery in Agriculture / Est. 1951
Regional Network for Agricultural Engineering and Machinery / Est. 1977
Convention Concerning the Protection of Wages / Est. 1949
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean / Est. 1948
Centre for Arctic Medicine, Oulu
SERRV International / Est. 1949
Agreement on the Harmonisation of Fiscal Incentives to Industry / Est. 1973
Convention Concerning Working Conditions in Hotels, Restaurants and Similar Establishments / Est. 1991
Women Working Worldwide / Est. 1983
Industrial Relations and the Environment in Europe / Est. 1990
Tippers International / Est. 1968

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World Problems relating to Employment Conditions

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Inadequate working conditions
Inadequate working conditions of employees of commerce and offices
Alcoholic intoxication at work
Excessive salaries of corporate executives
Violation of the right to strike
Decline in real wages
Strikes
Prohibitive labour costs
Elimination of traditional skills
Underpayment for work
Student absenteeism
Lack of incentive for users to care for community property
Intimidation in the workplace
Excessive salaries of international civil servants
Misleading incorporation of advertising into entertainment
Excessive hours of work
Occupational stress
Disadvantages of homeworking employees
Threatened species of Manning River snapping turtle
Irresponsible employers
Differential labour costs among countries
Labour tensions involving transnationals
Unequal income distribution within countries
Unethical practices by employees
Stagnated development of agricultural production

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
Separating home and workplace
Building workplace communities
Decreasing travel to workplace
Controlling toxic substances in the workplace
Legislating dangerous workplaces
Combatting sexual harassment in the workplace

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