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September 1994, Vol. 117, No. 9
Global employment issues in the year 2000
Director, Employment and Development Department, International Labor Organization
The views expressed in this article are the author's and are not necessarily a statement of the views of the U.S. Department of Labor or the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The challenge of fostering global employment as the 21st century dawns will involve a judicious linking of the welfare safety net to an active labor market policy that affords incentives for persons to work and for employers to hire them. This article examines policy choices for addressing global employment problems, and provides several conclusions on what can be done to improve employment growth.
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ILO labor statistics convention: U.S. accepts new obligations. June 1991.
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