|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
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 ...
Good governance applies to all, not just poor countries, says Labour
The Guardian - 5/16/2013 3:39:41 AM
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 ...
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 6:16:34 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 ...
Bangladesh faces loss of U.S. tariff breaks because of labor conditions
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 5/17/2013 2:48:24 AM
WASHINGTON • The Obama administration may strip Bangladesh of import breaks following deadly accidents in the country's textile industry, another sign of the pressure building on the Southeast Asian nation to improve labor conditions. The move was ...
Labour Day in the US
DAWN Group - 5/18/2013 2:25:44 AM
The US and Canada are the only two countries in the world which celebrate Labour Day on the first Monday in September. According to the information available on the Internet, a group of labour and community leaders met in June 2006 to discuss ...
Rising debt and falling aid force poor countries to cut spending on health and farmers
Benzinga - 5/17/2013 7:41:53 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 social ...
French Lawmakers Loosen Labor Rules in a Victory for the President
New York Times - 5/15/2013 2:53:45 PM
The upper house of Parliament easily passed a version of the labor bill already ... overhaul that European Union leaders are urging to increase employment and growth in France, which is being given two more years to get its budget deficit ...
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.
Tour clarifies World Cup role for Northern Ireland
ESPN - 5/17/2013 9:10:46 PM
A press release issued by the International Federation of PGA Tours last week during The Players Championship said that England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland each would be considered separate countries ... that might force him to ...
Sierra Leone Has No Labour Laws
Patriotic Vanguard - 5/17/2013 11:55:25 PM
Our model to address industrial relations in Africa should not be with the use of cannons or AK 47’s nor batons, we should be seen confronting the challenges of industrial relations by balancing the need for economic development on the one hand and ...
Congo Does Not Have The World's Largest Deposits Of Tin And Coltan
Forbes - 5/18/2013 3:15:51 AM
There’s been yet another mining tragedy in the Congo in the peasant and artisanal mines of the east: At least 20 people were killed when a mine collapsed in mineral-rich but conflict-plagued eastern Democratic Republic of Congo following heavy ...
Amanpour to girls: It's time to power the world
CNN - 5/17/2013 5:40:12 AM
(CNN)-- Dear Girls of the World, There are more than 7 billion people in the world. Half of them are women and girls. Just imagine the whole world rising, as it will, when all women and ... Paul Schultz, found that number increased to 15% ...