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

Sports IOE: Embedding Human Rights in Sporting Events (11/30/2015) - The IOE explored ways to ensure that mega sporting events respect human rights and contribute to sustainable development
DoingBusiness IOE Welcomes Business Reforms Reported in World Bank Doing Business 2016 (11/19/2015) - The World Bank's Doing Business 2016: Measuring Regulatory Quality and Efficiency finds that 85 developing economies implemented 169 business reforms during the past year, compared with 154 the previous year.

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