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

worker_female IOE Calls for Structural Reforms at DC B20 Gathering (4/18/2016) - IOE President Daniel Funes made a strong case for labor market reforms at several meetings of the B20 in Washington last weekend
ILO Will Review MNE Declaration (3/24/2016) - The ILO will review of MNE declaration, with some groups pushing for changes that could include additional burdens and obligations on businesses.

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