About: Decent work

Higher social standards could drive economic recovery

Social measures such as fair pay for workers and financial support for the unemployed are helping to protect jobs and underpin economic recovery worldwide, experts claimed at an international conference in Brussels yesterday (11 October).

EU can do more to promote ‘decent work’, MEPs say

The Parliament urges all member states to ratify the International Labour Organisation (ILO) conventions on health and safety at work, and the EU to promote decent work for all, through its trade and development policies.