Penningtons Manches employment partner Chris Syder has been re-elected to the governing body of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) for a further three year term. Elections were held at the 103rd International Labour Conference in Geneva, attended by 4000 delegates.
The ILO is a tripartite United Nations agency which brings together representatives of governments, employers and workers to develop policies, devise programmes and set standards relating to international labour rights.
Chris will continue to represent the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) as the sole UK member of the employers’ group. He is also the CBI's management board representative for the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) which consists of over 145 national employers' organisations from 140 countries.