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Organizations relating to Employment Conditions

International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers Associations / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1920
World Mining Congress / Katowice, Poland / Est. 1958
Nordiska Ergonomisällskapet / Est. 1969
Asociación Latinoamericana de Salud Ocupacional / Lima, Peru
European Workplace Drug Testing Society / Orbassano, Italy / Est. 1998
HomeNet South-East Asia / Khon Kaen, Thailand / Est. 1997
HomeNet South Asia / Delhi, India / Est. 2000
Middle East Facility Management Association
European Homeworking Group / Leeds, UK / Est. 1994
IMO Staff Association / London, UK / Est. 1969
OAS Staff Association / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1955
South East Asian Network of Ergonomics Societies / Manila, Philippines / Est. 1984
AIP Foundation / Hanoi, Vietnam / Est. 1999
European Network for Workplace Health Promotion / Fröndenberg, Germany / Est. 1995
Fundación Iberoamericana de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 2000
Federation of Staff Associations of United Nations and its Specialized Agencies in the Philippines / Makati, Philippines / Est. 1983
Institut für Arbeitsrecht und Arbeitsbeziehungen in der Europäischen Union / Trier, Germany / Est. 1983
International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried, Machine and Furniture Workers / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1949
International Institute of Social History / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1935
Danish International Investment Funds / Copenhagen, Denmark
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers / Upper Marlboro MD, USA / Est. 1888
Jus Semper Global Alliance / Moorpark CA, USA / Est. 2002
European Federation for Living / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 2005
International Organization of Journalists / Est. 1946
Asian Domestic Workers' Union / Est. 1988
International Homework Office / Est. 1910
International Council for the Quality of Working Life
International Industrial Relations Institute / Est. 1925
ISWC International Agency / Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
European Study Group / Uxbridge, UK / Est. 1990
Living Tomorrow International / Vilvoorde, Belgium / Est. 1991
Laborers' International Union of North America / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1903
International Association for Worksite Health Promotion / Indianapolis IN, USA / Est. 2009
Sociedad Latinoamericana de Facility Management / Est. 2002
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
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
Convention Concerning Minimum Wage Fixing Machinery in Agriculture / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1951
Convention Concerning the Protection of Wages / Geneva, Switzerland / 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
Convention Concerning Minimum Wage Fixing, with Special Reference to Developing Countries / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1970
Convention Respecting Reciprocity in the Granting of Benefits for Reduced Working Capacity / Est. 1953
Convention Concerning the Night Work of Young Persons Employed in Industry, 1948 / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1948
Acte de Clôture des Négociations sur les Effectifs des Forces Armées Conventionnelles en Europe / Est. 1992
Convention Concerning Paid Educational Leave / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1974
Convention Concerning Annual Leave with Pay for Seafarers / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1976
Convention Concerning the Reduction of Hours of Work in the Textile Industry / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1937
Convention Concerning the Recruitment and Placement of Seafarers / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1996

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World Problems relating to Employment Conditions

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

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

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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