Intl. Org. of Employers (IOE)
International Organisation of Employers website: www.ioe-emp.org
The International Organisation of Employers is the principal international organisation representing "the interests of business in the labour and social policy fields...particularly in the International Labour Organization (ILO)." Its members are "150 national employer organisations from 143 countries from all over the world" as of Feb 2014. For up to date membership information, see here.
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…[T]he international business community does not support the “elements" because they represent a big step backwards and they jeopardise the crucial consensus achieved by the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), whose spirit and...
Intl. Organisation of Employers condemns India's Jammu Chamber of Commerce over its threats to kill refugees
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Author: Linda Kromjong, International Organization of Employers (IOE)
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Author: Linda Kromjong, International Organisation of Employers (IOE)
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