On 19 September, all member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) agreed that the OECD would host a support unit for the Global Deal partnership. The support unit will be cooperation between OECD and the International Labour Organisation (ILO), two of the founding members of the Global Deal.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is one of the founding partners of the Global Deal. The Organisation has developed the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. The Guidelines are recommendations on responsible business conduct addressed by governments to businesses operating in, or from, adhering countries. They provide non-binding principles and standards for corporate … Continued
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 10 September 2018 – During half a day, representatives from the Argentine government, business sector, trade union movement and academia met to discuss the role of social dialogue in shaping the future of work in an Argentinian context. In two panel discussions, participants shared their respective views of the challenges and opportunities connected with creating an inclusive growth that benefits both worker´s, companies and society at large in Argentina.
One of the key elements of the Global Deal is to provide platforms for sharing experiences and good practices of how various stakeholder´s can further the Global Deal objectives. The two articles below tells the story of how three partners, the trade union Unionen, the Swedish alcohol retailing company Systembolaget, and the bus and lorry manufacturer Scania, have used social dialogue to enhance working conditions and health in the wine- and manufacturing industries respectively.
Watch the highlights from the launch of the Global Deal Flagship Report “Building trust in a changing world of work”, Paris,18 May.
The title of the seminar is “The Global Deal – how can France and Sweden inspire each other and the world?” and the speakers will discuss why the Global Deal is important and the value added for companies, trade unions and governments to join this growing global partnership. They will also discuss questions like how the initiative can lead to better labour markets and sustainable societies.
The Colombian Ministry for Labour, headed by Minister for labour Griselda Janeth Restrepo Gallego, together with the Swedish Embassy in Colombia hosted a Regional Tripartite Seminar on Global Deal on 22 May. The Seminar in Bogotá gathered participants from 18 countries, including ministers and vice-ministers from Colombia, Panama and Guatemala as well as representatives from trade unions and employer organisations.
Geneva, Switzerland, 30 May 2018 – In the margins of the International Labour Conference a presentation of the recently launched Global Deal Flagship Report was organized at the Palais des Nations.
Want to know more about what the Global Deal is and is not? What does it actually mean to be a partner? It is legally binding? What is the role of the ILO and the OECD? Read all there is to know in our questions and answers section.
On May 18, the Global Deal Flagship Report “Building Trust in a Changing World of Work” was launched at a well-attended event at the OECD in Paris. Speakers represented governments, trade unions, businesses and international organisations, and highlighted the importance of social dialogue in creating decent work and inclusive growth and emphasised that the report as a true milestone for the Global Deal partnership.