|17||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||34,790,000|
|88||United Arab Emirates||4,111,000|
|90||Papua New Guinea||3,896,000|
|108||Bosnia and Herzegovina||2,600,000|
|122||Central African Republic||1,926,000|
|128||Congo, Republic of the||1,514,000|
|153||Trinidad and Tobago||636,800|
|186||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||57,520|
|188||Sao Tome and Principe||52,490|
|192||Isle of Man||41,790|
|197||Northern Mariana Islands||38,450|
|204||Antigua and Barbuda||30,000|
|208||Saint Kitts and Nevis||18,170|
|210||Micronesia, Federated States of||16,360|
|212||British Virgin Islands||12,770|
|218||Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)||5,246|
|219||Turks and Caicos Islands||4,848|
|222||Saint Pierre and Miquelon||3,450|
|223||Wallis and Futuna||3,104|
Definition: This entry contains the total labor force figure.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Labor force map
Labour party calls for country-by-country tax reporting
Yahoo! News - 5/20/2013 8:21:17 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - The opposition Labour party, tapping into widening public anger over corporate tax avoidance, wants the government to push for new international rules to force companies to report profit and tax payments country-by-country. Campaigners ...
ILO, World Bank demand labor changes in Bangladesh
Washington Post - 5/17/2013 11:26:47 PM
The International Labor Organization and World Bank have refused to let Bangladesh join a textile industry monitoring program until the country overhauls its labor laws and conditions ... the retail prices of clothes in check for 20 years, and advocacy ...
UK opposition calls for country-by-country tax reporting
Yahoo! News - 5/19/2013 3:03:20 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour party, tapping into widening public anger over corporate tax avoidance, wants the government to push for new international rules to force companies to report profit and tax payments country-by-country.
Will Labor Force Participation Bounce Back?
econintersect.com - 5/15/2013 6:39:50 AM
Rob Valletta is a research advisor in the Economic Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Aaronson, Daniel, Jonathan Davis, and Luojia Hu. 2012. “Explaining the Decline in the U.S. Labor Force Participation Rate.” FRB Chicago ...
Let’s halt the flow of our labor force to foreign countries
ubpost.mongolnews.mn - 5/14/2013 3:20:35 AM
The Employment Service Center (ESC), operating under the Ministry of Labor, the Representative Agency of Korean Industry and Human Resources Secretariat, and the Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Mongolia (KCCIM) held a “Let’s live and work in ...
Dwindling labor force may rebound, Fed says, but it could take years
Oregonian - 5/13/2013 11:45:50 PM
New research from the Federal Reserve explores whether labor force participation will ever bounce back. Its conclusion: probably, but it will take a few years. The percentage of Oregonians in the labor force hit a historic low in February, and ...
Public Outrage Over Factory Conditions Spurs Labor Deal
New York Times - 5/20/2013 7:09:42 AM
H&M’s Facebook page, adorned with photos of Beyoncé in bikinis made in Bangladesh and other low-wage countries, was becoming littered with customer complaints. Avaaz had circulated an online petition that gathered more than 900,000 signatures ...
Labour survey was miscalculated
Namibian - 5/20/2013 5:50:57 AM
THE 2008 Labour Force Survey, which had showed that the country’s unemployment rate was 51% was a “miscalculation” Director General of the National Planning Commission, Tom Alweendo said on Friday. In the latest survey released recently by the ...
Met Police 'gagged' Leveson Inquiry from addressing claims senior officer leaked information to the News of the World
Daily Mail - 5/20/2013 8:02:47 PM
It is not clear whether the bid was successful, but the document was withheld anyway until after its contents could have been useful in public hearings. Tonight Met Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe faced calls to 'urgently review' the extraordinary ...
Labour Day in the US
DAWN Group - 5/18/2013 3:51:38 AM
At the outset I had written that labour unions in the United States feel proud that ‘May Day’ was born in their country in 1886, which is a reality. The US and Canada are the only two countries in the world which celebrate Labour Day on the ...
Good governance applies to all, not just poor countries, says Labour
The Guardian - 5/14/2013 11:58:58 PM
"Quality, accessible and disaggregated data will be central ... to recognise that the old development model in which rich countries dispense aid and tell poor countries how to spend it no longer works. The report is expected to reflect a more ...
Developing World’s Share of Global Investment to Triple by 2030, Says New World Bank Report
The World Bank Group - 5/16/2013 10:30:42 PM
“We know from the experience of countries as diverse as South Korea, Indonesia, Brazil, Turkey and South Africa the pivotal role investment plays in driving long-term growth. In less than a generation, global investment will be dominated by the ...
Rising debt and falling aid force poor countries to cut spending on health and farmers
Oxfand - 5/16/2013 8:47:30 AM
37 per cent of countries are meeting this. Only 3 per cent are meeting the Abuja target to allocate 15 per cent of spending to health. The International Labor Organization estimates that governments need to spend at least 2.9 per cent of GDP on ...
Labour move over gay marriage Bill (From This is The West Country)
Bridgwater News - 5/20/2013 1:07:37 PM
Mr Loughton highlighted a ComRes survey of 159 MPs from across the parties which found 73% agreed that civil partnerships should be extended to heterosexuals "in the interests of equality" if gay marriage is legalised. "If the Government think it is right ...