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

Registration Open for USCIB’s Engaging Business Forum (7/31/2018) - USCIB, the International Organization of Employers (IOE) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring the 10th Engaging Business Forum, hosted by The Coca-Cola Company. The Forum will take place on September 13-14, in Atlanta, GA.
USCIB, ILO Director General Discuss Role of Business (7/25/2018) - As the International Labor Organization (ILO) gears up to celebrate its centennial this year, ILO Director General Guy Ryder met with USCIB members in Washington DC on July 20 to discuss issues of mutual interest and concern, such as the “Future of Work,” the role of business at the ILO, and violence and harassment in the workplace.

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