Workers of the world face multiple challenges

Workers of the world
Courtesy of Deutsche Welle

There are big differences between the working conditions faced in El Salvador and Germany. Yet there are many common problems as well, says a new report on global working conditions. A report on the working conditions of more than 1 billion workers around the world has found stark differences among those surveyed depending on where they live and their level of education.

“Working conditions in a global perspective”— a joint study by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Eurofound, an EU agency — analyzed and compared working conditions in 41 different countries over the last five years.

It covers China, the USA, the EU28, South Korea, Turkey, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and six Spanish-speaking Central American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.

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