|17||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||35,180,000|
|83||United Arab Emirates||4,588,000|
|89||Papua New Guinea||4,077,000|
|104||Congo, Republic of the||2,890,000|
|120||Central African Republic||2,082,000|
|128||Bosnia and Herzegovina||1,490,000|
|155||Trinidad and Tobago||621,000|
|186||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||57,520|
|189||Sao Tome and Principe||52,490|
|193||Isle of Man||41,790|
|197||Northern Mariana Islands||38,450|
|203||Antigua and Barbuda||30,000|
|208||Saint Kitts and Nevis||18,170|
|211||Micronesia, Federated States of||15,920|
|212||British Virgin Islands||12,770|
|219||Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)||5,246|
|220||Turks and Caicos Islands||4,848|
|223||Saint Pierre and Miquelon||3,194|
|224||Wallis and Futuna||3,104|
|225||Holy See (Vatican City)||2,832|
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, 2014See also: Labor force map
World's young jobseekers still struggling, says ILO
The Guardian - 10/8/2015 8:22:05 PM
New evidence emerges that young people looking for work are being disproportionately hurt by the legacy of the global financial crisis ILO notes the ‘stubbornly high’ youth unemployment rate was partly down to a shrinking youth labour force as more ...
Taqdeer Award’ to recognize excellence in labour welfare practices
Gulf News - 10/10/2015 10:32:44 AM
the world’s first points-based award programme for recognising excellence in labour welfare practices. The new initiative acknowledges the labour force’s significant contribution to the UAE’s development. Named after the Arabic word for appreciation ...
Addresses first Ministerial Meeting of the Head of Migration authorities of BRICS countries
Newstrack India - 10/8/2015 12:29:39 PM
In his Opening Address to the first Ministerial Meeting of the Head of Migration authorities of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries and the roundtable ... loss of highly qualified labour force, which is a cause of concern ...
U.S. stumbles trying to build Syrian ground force
USA Today - 10/10/2015 6:00:43 AM
In Iraq, the country’s U.S.-backed armed forces have been reluctant warriors. In Syria, the Pentagon’s $500-million plan to field a force of "moderate" fighters to combat the Islamic State, also known as ISIL, barely got off the ground. "I remain ...
Air France appeals to passengers after labor violence
Denver Post - 10/9/2015 2:27:10 AM
Macron is trying to loosen France's famously stringent labor protections , hoping that will encourage companies to hire and reduce the country's 10 percent unemployment rate. His moves have angered unions and fellow members within the Socialist government.
Leaders hail Tunisian Nobel as 'inspiration' for Arab world
Yahoo News - 10/9/2015 1:11:24 PM
Ahmed Samih, general director of Cairo-based Andalus Institute for Tolerance and anti-Violence Studies, said the award is "a recognition from the world that NGOs and labour syndicates in Tunisia rescued the country from a political fighting between the ...
TPP’s new battle lines may pose threat to world’s biggest trade deal
THE CONVERSATION - 10/9/2015 11:52:40 AM
The 12 countries making up TPP collectively represent 40% of world economic output ... Many on the left, and especially labor unions in the richer TPP states, fear that easier access to foreign markets will induce employers to offshore jobs.
World Cup Sparks Labor Reform, But Not in Qatar
Fair Observer - 10/10/2015 10:11:16 AM
To many in the Gulf, labor reform is a Pandora’s Box—particularly with much-needed economic reforms ahead of a post-oil age. The 2022 FIFA World Cup may be sparking ... It also motivated countries across the region to tinker with their labor systems.
Hamdan launches 'Taqdeer': Dubai's star ratings for labour welfare practices
Emirates247 - 10/10/2015 8:23:53 AM
The new initiative acknowledges the labour force ... one of the world’s best places to work and live.” Sheikh Hamdan applauded the efforts of the UAE Ministry of Labour to help create a safe environment for labour: “Our country continues to enhance ...
Trinidad & Tobago lost 79% of tertiary educated labour force via emigration to developed countries
Breaking News Trinidad and Tobago - 10/6/2015 9:11:35 AM
T&T has lost more than 70 per cent of its tertiary level educated labour force through emigration to developed ... including raising the standard of living in memeber countries, contributing to the expansion of world trade and promoting economic stability ...
National Dialogue Quartet in Tunisia wins Nobel Peace Prize after helping country make transition to democracy
New York Daily News - 10/9/2015 5:29:06 PM
The little-known Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet was awarded the prestigious prize for helping their country become the only Arab state ... who are reps for tiny Tunisia’s main labor union, its main business group, its lawyers’ association, and ...
Formula One’s Fast Cars Are Powered by a World of Data
New York Times - 10/9/2015 12:14:08 PM
But with today’s connectivity of sound, video and data, fiber-optic and wireless telecommunications systems facilitate the involvement of a much larger work force ... world’s biggest underseas fiber-optic cable networks, which reaches more than 200 ...
Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Tunisian National Dialogue For Maintaining Peace, Democracy in Country
The Latin Post - 10/9/2015 4:14:32 AM
The Nobel Peace Prize was been awarded to Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet on Friday for the coalition's efforts in bringing democracy and maintaining peace in the country ... the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT), the Tunisian Confederation of ...
Were CityCenter construction workers underpaid? The Department of Labor thinks so
Washington Post - 10/9/2015 11:02:33 AM
CityCenter is mired in a high-stakes legislative battle between the District government and the U.S. Department of Labor over whether projects such ... in other local jurisdictions around the country. Jurisdictions nationwide are required to pay Davis ...
How Tunisia's 'Quartet' Saved A Country From Civil War And Won The Nobel Peace Prize
NPR News - 10/9/2015 2:27:10 AM
The short(-ish) answer is that the Quartet is a mix of civil society groups — labor, business ... Tunisia's Islamists and secularists and saved their country from civil war. "I think this is a message to the world, to all the countries, to all the ...