Tag Archives: Workers

Informal workers applaud passage of new international standard on ending violence and harassment

The International Labour Conference (ILC) has voted to adopt Convention 190 on Ending Violence and Harassment in the World of Work (C190). This marks a significant victory for informal workers—especially women—whose organizations advocated tirelessly to ensure this Convention addresses the realities of some of the world’s most vulnerable workers. The majority of the world’s workers… Read More »

The Root Cause of Physician Burnout: Neither Professionals nor Skilled Workers

Too many specific theories about physician burnout can cloud the real issue and allow healthcare leaders to circle around the “elephant in the room”. The cause of physician burnout isn’t just the EMRs, Meaningful Use, CMS regulations, the chronic disease epidemic or any other single item. Instead, it is simply this: Healthcare today has no… Read More »