Last week President Cyril Ramaphosa was named as the as co-chairperson along with the Prime Minister of Sweden, Stefan Löfven, of the 28 member commission of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Global Commission on the Future of Work.
Ramaphosa and Löfven kicked off their duties in their new positions by today, co-chairing the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work in Geneva, Switzerland.
The commission, made up of experts from across the globe, is assessing the rapid transformations taking place globally in the world of work, and identifying the key challenges and actions required.
Business Unity South Africa (Busa) said Ramaphosa’s appointment recognised the influence and contribution of SA to the global deliberations on the future of work. Busa stated that it had been working with the ILO and social partners over the past three years to evaluate the impact and opportunities emerging as a result of technological change, demographic shifts, globalisation and new, diverse forms of employment.
- BUSINESS REPORT ONLINE