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Garment women still struggle with payscale and life in Bangladesh
Womennewsnetwork, 9 August 2011 - After violent protests last year the Bangladeshi government nearly doubled the standard minimum wage for garment workers. The ...
ACTU report: Women in Australian Unions 2011
Australian Council of Trade Unions, July 2011 - This report is based on a survey conducted in 2010 by the ACTU Women's Work Committee. This survey tried to ...
Australia: Gender Pay Gap Statistics
Australian Government, Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency, May 2012 - Fact sheet on the gender pay gap in Australia.
Why domestic workers need strong regulation for our rights
INTERNATIONAL DOMESTIC WORKERS’ NETWORK, June 2011 - Information brochure on legislating domestic work.
Beijing+20 side event: Protecting Domestic Workers with ILO Convention No. 189 – Enhancing Women’s Economic Empowerment and Decent Work
This side event is to advocate with Asia and the Pacific member States to adopt labour, social protection and migration laws and policies covering domestic ...
Window of opportunity for Asia to improve gender equality at work
ILO/ADB Report, 2011 - Asian countries have a window of opportunity to tackle gender inequality in their labour markets and support sustainable crisis ...
Australia: Women are paid the same as men for equal work
The Australian, 20 May 2011 - THE president of the ACTU has described it as a "milestone in seeking wage justice for women in all lines of work across ...
A gender perspective in labour market governance
The study analyzes gender issues affecting labour market outcomes from three perspectives: that of labour supply, labour demand and the role of the external ...
Living with economic insecurity: Women in precarious work
This ITUC report (2011) looks at women’s economic insecurity focussing on the precariousness of their employment situation. It analyses global trends in the ...
The Right to Unite: A Handbook on Domestic Worker Rights across Asia
This resource tool is both an introduction to women and domestic work in Asia and an in depth look at the hidden violations of domestic worker rights in ten ...
Study on Minimum Wage for Cambodia’s Garment Industry (2009)
The Community Legal Education Center (CLEC) commissioned the Cambodia Institute of Development Study (CIDS) to conduct this study in order to develop a ...
Indonesia: 'Stronger rules needed to protect domestic workers'
The Jakarta Post, 17 February 2011- More domestic workers in the country will suffer mistreatment unless the government and the House of Representatives ...
Equality at work: Philippines
ILO Subregional Office for South-East Asia and the PacificWorking Papers, No 12, 2006 - Achieving equality in the workplace is attracting attention in the ...
Advanced leadership programme for women trade union leaders/office bearers in Pakistan
Trade unions play a vital role in promoting harmonious relations between workers and employers and creating peace at the workplace through safeguarding the ...
Australia: Fair work for fair wages for women
Online Opinion, 30 May 2011 - It’s over forty years since the Arbitration Commission’s ‘equal pay for equal work’ decision. Yet again we face an argument about ...
Gender equality and social dialogue in India (2010)
The paper addresses the current legal and policy framework in India within which women can achieve a better work environment through collective bargaining and ...
UN Women and ILO join forces to promote women’s empowerment in the workplace
ILO News, 13 June 2011 - The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) signed a wide-ranging Memorandum of ...
New Zealand: Time to end gender pay gap
The Dominion Post, 18 July 2011 - Opinion Piece by Helen Kelly, President of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions.
Asian Labour Law Review 2008: Philippines.
Asia Monitor Resource Centre, 2008 - Review of the situation and mechanisms of labour administration, labour law and the informal economy in the Philippines.
Sri Lanka: Congress of NTUF fulfills its promises to allocate decision making positions to women in executive council
BWI, 18 October 2011 - The second Congress of the National Trade Union Federation (NTUF), a BWI affiliate in Sri Lanka, was held on 12 October 2011 at Colombo, ...
Gender Issues in Employment, Underemployment and incomes in Fiji
Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics/AusAID, 2007 - Study (including statistics) on the Gender dimension of employment and wages in Fiji.
Policy Paper: Short-term Contracting in the Asian Garmen Industry
World Solidarity, Action Social Alert, Policy Paper 2009 - In the Asian garment sector, short-term contracting is the main form of employment. The garment ...
Minimum wages and women's work
WageIndicator Data Report, December 2011 - Study on the effect of minimum wages on female labour, employment relationships and wages in 14 countries, including ...
Trade Union Manual on International Labour Standards and Equality of Opportunities
UNI Global Union, 2011 - This guide aims to spread the necessary information among all the members of the trade union movement in order for them to work more ...
India: The long road to equality
The Hindu, 28 June 2012 - Meeting on ILO Convention on domestic workers concludes. While efforts have been made in India to include domestic workers in ...
Frozen in time: Gender pay gap remains unchanged for 10 years
ITUC Report, March 2012 - The report, “Frozen in time: Gender pay gap unchanged for 10 years” released on the eve of International Women’s Day, looks at ...
International Women’s Day: insecure work is the hidden driver of the gender pay gap
ACTU Press release, 8 March 2012 - Better pay, paid parental leave and equal opportunity laws are important advancements but cannot alone reverse the ...
Achieving Decent Work for Domestic Workers
ILO, May 2012 - An organizer’s manual to promote ILO convention no. 189 and build domestic workers’ power.
Best Practice Guide - Gender pay equity
Fair Work Ombudsman - This Best Practice Guide explains: what is gender pay equity; why gender pay inequity happens; the benefits of gender pay equity; and how ...