|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
Labour abuse still 'rampant' in Qatar five years after world cup bid: Rights group
Economic Times - 12/1/2015 4:08:57 AM
DOHA: Labour abuse ... for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the rights group said Qatar's "kafala", or work-sponsorship system, puts foreign workers at the mercy of their employers. Foreigners account for 94 percent of Qatar's work force. Qatar's Labour Ministry ...
Labor abuse still 'rampant' in Qatar five years after world cup bid: rights group
YAHOO - 12/1/2015 12:55:40 AM
DOHA, (Reuters) - Labor abuse ... the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the rights group said Qatar's "kafala", or work-sponsorship system, puts foreign workers at the mercy of their employers. Foreigners account for 94 percent of Qatar's work force.
Honda plans to lift retirement age in Japan as labor force shrinks
Automotive News - 11/30/2015 10:51:00 AM
TOKYO (Reuters) -- Honda Motor Co. plans to raise the retirement age for employees at its Japan operations to 65 years from the current 60 years in a bid to retain workers for longer periods as the labor force shrinks ... as the country's population ...
Qatar 'shamed' by inaction on labour reform: Amnesty
Yahoo News - 12/1/2015 12:41:21 AM
Doha (AFP) - Qatar has done "almost nothing" to end labour ... country with the approval of their employer -- as well as regulations that allow workers to switch jobs at the end of their contract. It is not clear yet when these reforms will come into force.
Armour: With no improvements for workers, FIFA must pull World Cup from Qatar
USA Today - 11/30/2015 8:16:30 PM
claiming that the Middle East is just as worthy of hosting the World Cup as other, more established countries. That it’s unfair to expect every country to share Western political mores. On those points, they’re right.
Poor countries increasingly targeted by tobacco marketing—study
Inquirer Technology - 12/1/2015 12:05:34 AM
GENEVA, Switzerland—Faced with falling sales in richer nations, the tobacco industry has increasingly marketed their product in the developing world ... into force for nations that had signed on. The study found that “people living in poor countries ...
World Leaders Bombarded By Art Protest At Paris Climate Talks
The Huffington Post - 11/30/2015 4:27:26 PM
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World Bank team to visit Jharkhand to study labour reforms
Daily News and Analysis - 11/28/2015 2:13:48 PM
A World Bank team is likely to visit Jharkhand in December to study its labour reforms, months after the state ranked third in the country in ease of doing business. Attributing the rank due to the state's sustained reform initiatives in the past 11 months ...
Obama and World Leaders Open Paris Climate Talks, Seeking a Deal
New York Times - 12/1/2015 1:38:37 AM
LE BOURGET, France — One of the largest gatherings of world leaders in history ... 30,000 diplomats and delegates will labor to hammer out a new global pact that would, for the first time, commit nearly every country on earth to enact new policies ...
World Leaders Push to Shore Up Antiterror Alliance
Wall Street Journal - 12/1/2015 4:16:06 AM
PARIS—World leaders struggling to sharpen their attack ... but in my view it’s right to do this to help to keep our country safe,” Mr. Cameron said. Labour’s leader, antiwar campaigner Jeremy Corbyn, has raised questions about the effectiveness ...
More immigration could help solve the world's economic-growth problem
The Business Insider - 11/30/2015 7:19:14 PM
The population of the developed world is aging ... to the economy and culture of a new country is important for success. "Much care needs to be taken over the integration of migrant workers into communities, labor forces and the education system to ...
Japan to Solve Its Aging Problem by Cyborging Its Seniors
The Stranger - 11/30/2015 11:48:16 AM
And so Japan is positioning itself to become a major exporter of silver labor technologies (or "smart aging") to the rest of the xenophobic overdeveloped world. The analysts think that the country could make billions upon billions in this new market.
UK's Labour Party leader okays free vote on Syria strikes
Lincoln Journal Star - 11/30/2015 12:38:22 PM
LONDON (AP) — British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has indicated that his divided Labour Party's lawmakers will be allowed ... Cameron is seeking authorization to expand ongoing Royal Air Force bombing raids against Islamic State positions in Iraq ...
UK's Labour Party leader faces showdown over Syria strikes
Townhall.com - 11/30/2015 5:03:14 PM
LONDON (AP) — Labour ... Air Force bombers to attack Islamic State group extremists operating in Syria, but some Labour lawmakers favor the proposed military operation. Prime Minister David Cameron proposed last week that Britain join other countries ...