International Organization of Employers (IOE)

International Organization of Employers
Location:Geneva
Founded:1920
Membership:150 national employers federations from 143 countries

Role

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

USCIB Participates in UN Meeting on Proposed Human Rights Treaty (10/30/2017) - USCIB Vice President for Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs Gabriella Rigg Herzog traveled to Geneva last week to represent Employers at the United Nations Intergovernmental Working Group on transnational corporations and other business entities with respect to human rights (IGWG).
USCIB Partners With Global Business Organizations at UNGA Opening Week (10/3/2017) - While USCIB was on the front lines during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), it was also joined by its international affiliates, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the International Organization of Employers (IOE), to spearhead collaborative discussions and to foster recognized opportunities for the private sector to cooperate with the UN.

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