‘New tech’ business model threatens decent work conditions, warns UN

© UNICEF/UN039294/Popov Roma children and adults are working on the waste disposal site in Nadezhda neighborhood, in Bulgaria. These families lack job opportunities, a major theme of the ILO Trends in Global Employment Report, 2019.

GENEVA, 14 FEBRUARY 2019 (UN NEWS CENTRE) —Unemployment is down globally but workers’ conditions have not improved, the UN said on Wednesday, warning that some businesses driven by new technology “threaten to undermine” hard-won social gains of recent decades. According to the International Labour Organisation (ILO), most of the 3.3 billion people employed worldwide in […]

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