Ending poverty at risk due to lack of decent jobs

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An ILO report stresses that more and more workers have wage and salaried employment, but that does not stop them from falling into poverty in the EU.

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) stressed that after a period of significant gains the pace of poverty reduction is threatened by a lack of decent jobs


The 2030 Agenda of eradicating poverty is difficult to be achieved as it threatened by the lack of decent jobs, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) reported on May 18.

ILO published the World Employment and Social Outlook (WESO) 2016 – Transforming jobs to end poverty, concluding that the problem of persistent poverty cannot be solved by income transfers alone and more and better jobs are crucial if the international community really wants to end poverty.

The WESO stresses the rela...


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