International Organization of Employers (IOE)

International Organization of Employers
Membership:150 national employers federations from 143 countries


Represents business interests in social and labor matters at the global level, especially in the International Labor Organization, which sets international workplace standards and where employers are represented alongside trade unions and governments in a unique tripartite structure. Communicates business views on the ILO’s work, including on education and training, termination of employment, social security, health and safety, and labor standards, and represents employers within the ILO’s complaints and supervisory mechanisms. IOE also represents the views of business in the G20 process, the International Standardization Organization, the World Health Organization and the UN Human Rights Council, among other organizations.

Recent News

Ankara_Turkey USCIB’s Global Network Weighs In: B20 Employment Recommendations (8/10/2015) - As the Turkish presidency moves to its final, decisive phase as this year's G20 host country, the International Organization of Employers (IOE) and the Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) to the OECD have contributed extensively to B20 work on labor and employment.
Bahrain Launch of the Global Employers’ Summit 2015 Website (7/27/2015) - The first Global Employers' Summit of the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) will take place at the invitation of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) on October 6-7, 2015 in Bahrain. The event website is now open.

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