|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 reporting
Yahoo! - 5/19/2013 3:17:39 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - 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 say ...
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 for unions improve, according to a top ILO official. The strict stance ...
Will Labor Force Participation Bounce Back?
econintersect.com - 5/15/2013 6:39:50 AM
The most recent U.S. recession and recovery have been accompanied by a sharp decline in the labor force participation rate. The largest declines have occurred in states with the largest job losses. This suggests that some of the recent drop in the national ...
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 ...
Good governance applies to all, not just poor countries, says Labour
The Guardian - 5/14/2013 11:58:58 PM
Labour is calling on the UN high-level panel on the future of development to focus on inequality and provide a new definition of good governance that not only applies to governments in developing countries, but donors, multinational companies ...
Dwindling labor force may rebound, Fed says, but it could take years
Oregonian - 5/13/2013 11:45:50 PM
Oregon's not alone: the U.S. labor force participation rate is just one percentage point higher, at 63.3 percent. Economists at the Fed's San Francisco branch say the rate started falling in 2000, a reverse from decades of steady growth that ...
Bangladesh faces loss of U.S. tariff breaks because of labor conditions
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 5/17/2013 2:48:24 AM
The incidents also highlight the challenge of policing a global economy in which developing nations now absorb massive outside investment each year and corporations rely on ever-more diffuse and distant supply chains to source their goods. The textile ...
Labour Day in the US
DAWN Group - 5/18/2013 3:51:38 AM
WHILE agreeing with Dr Arshad Ahmed that May 1 is not observed in the US as Labour Day (May 6), I would like to clarify that it was not mentioned so in my letter published on May Day. At the outset I had written that labour unions in the United ...
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 ...
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 ...
Apple's Foxconn factory conditions improving but employees still working more hours than China's legal limit: labor group
New York Daily News - 5/16/2013 9:54:54 PM
WASHINGTON -- A labor group Apple Inc. joined to assess working conditions at three manufacturing plants in China, where its products are made, says conditions are improving. But employees are still working more hours than the country's legal limit.
French Lawmakers Loosen Labor Rules in a Victory for the President
New York Times - 5/15/2013 2:53:45 PM
PARIS — The French legislature gave President François Hollande an important victory on Tuesday, passing a modest loosening of the country’s labor code even as ... France is in the midst of an unemployment crisis, with nearly 11 percent ...
Developing World Investment to Rise
Voice of America - 5/17/2013 2:08:26 PM
The developing world is poised to become a major player in global investment. The World Bank says in fewer than 20 years half the global stock of capital will be in developing countries. That compares to about one-third today. The bank has ...
'Britain's Obama' Urges Ties With West Africa
ABC News - 5/19/2013 2:13:13 PM
A rising star in Britain's Labour Party ... "This is clearly an economy that is taking off, and we know that between 2011 and 2015 Ghana is forecast to be the eighth-fastest growing economy in the world. And of course that is at the same time that our ...