WHO and ILO Form ‘Action Group’ to Help Protect Transport Workers’ Right to Travel as Omicron Spread Threatens Restrictions

The World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO) have agreed to form an Action Group with major international transport organizations aimed at protecting workers’ rights amid the spread of the omicron variant.

Director-General of the World Health Organisation Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus and ILO Director-General Guy Ryder said the action group is being formed “as a matter of urgency” to ensure freedom of movement for international transport workers.


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