|17||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||35,180,000|
|83||United Arab Emirates||4,588,000|
|89||Papua New Guinea||4,077,000|
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 3:26:00 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 ...
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 ...
World Leaders Bombarded By Art Protest At Paris Climate Talks
The Huffington Post - 11/30/2015 4:27:26 PM
World leaders arriving at the U.N. summit on climate change ... "Because the advertising industry force feeds our desires for products created from fossil fuels, they are intimately connected to causing climate change. As is the case with the Climate ...
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 ...
UK's Labour Party Leader Faces Showdown Over Syria Strikes
New York Times - 11/30/2015 5:07:24 AM
He is under pressure to permit a "free vote" that would allow Labour legislators to vote their conscience rather than adhere to Corbyn's position. The recently elected leader has rejected Cameron's assertion that using Royal Air Force bombers against the ...
Jeremy Corbyn holds crunch Labour talks over vote on Syria airstrikes
The Guardian - 11/30/2015 2:25:45 PM
“What I’m saying is that party members and increasingly the country ... some Labour MPs might be prepared to play intra-party politics over an issue such as this will sicken all decent people. And they are playing with fire. Any attempt to force ...
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.
Thirteen SSB troops released after being detained by Nepal police
Firstpost - 11/29/2015 2:41:15 PM
Kathmandu/New Delhi: Nepal on Sunday briefly detained 13 personnel of India's Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), who allegedly entered the country with arms while chasing suspected smugglers near Jhapa district, bordering Bihar. Nepal's Armed Police Force (APF ...
Ford to book $600M 4Q expense for new labor contract
San Francisco Gate - 11/30/2015 4:34:36 PM
But the company said Monday that the deal with the United Auto Workers limits labor cost increases ... move production to lower-wage countries like Mexico. "We're not restricted from sourcing products anywhere in the Ford world for sale in North America ...
Iran to send labor force to 10 countries
Payvand Iran News - 7/27/2013 5:01:56 PM
He further added Iranian Foreign Ministry is searching for different opportunities across the world for sending Iranian experts. Iran has sent 1300 labor force to other countries in 2012, and plans to increase the figure to 5000 in 2013.
Obama Jets Off To Climate Change Summit in Fossil Fuel Powered Air Force One
Townhall.com - 11/30/2015 1:14:10 PM
About 150 world leaders and than more than 40,000 delegates representing 195 countries will attend the conference in Paris. Naturally, Obama flew to the summit in Air Force One, which burns approximately five gallons of jet fuel per mile at a cost of more ...
Where women work, and don’t: A map of female labor force participation around the world
Washington Post - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
Up top, I've mapped out the most recent data from the World Bank's World Development Indicators on female labor force participation rates. In red countries, less than half of over-14 women are working. In blue countries, it's more than half. In purple ...
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.
The US Labor Force: One Foot in the Third World
Baltimore Chronicle Sentinel - 6/7/2005 11:59:54 PM
Offshore outsourcing is dismantling the ladders of America's fabled upward mobility. The US labor force already has one foot in the Third World. By 2024 the US will be a has-been country.
Denmark joins international strike force
Copenhagen Post - 11/30/2015 9:10:47 AM
Peter Christensen, the defence minister, has signed an agreement with six other countries to rapidly ... the “new realities” facing the world. “Therefore, I signed the agreement to develop a joint military task force under British leadership.