ILO Announces Forecast of 6.7% Reduction in Worldwide Working Hours April 6 at 6:26
With the spread of the new coronavirus worldwide, the ILO-International Labor Organization has announced a forecast of a 6.7% reduction in global work hours in the second quarter of this year. He called on countries to take large-scale economic measures, calling it the worst global crisis after the war.
The United Nations' ILO, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, declines 6.7% of global work hours in the second quarter of this week as the spread of the new coronavirus spreads globally on Wednesday. Announced the prediction.
This means that 195 million people have lost their jobs.
Particularly impacted are accommodations, restaurants, manufacturing and retail, where 81% of the world's workers have no or no restrictions on work.
The ILO described the spread of the new coronavirus on employment as of 18 May last month, saying "it will be larger than the 2008 Lehman Shock." According to the forecast dated, "It is the worst global crisis since World War II."
The ILO stated that "developed and developing countries are facing a catastrophic situation. Big policies are needed to protect businesses and jobs," he called on countries to take large-scale economic measures. Was.