COVID-19 and employment policies: Resources and tools
Policies for boosting the economy and demand
Employment policies for social justice
The 2023 Symposium, organized in partnership with the European Commission's (EC) Joint Research Centre (JRC), focuses on the theme of employment policies and social justice. The Symposium will highlight the latest thinking on how integrated national employment policies tailored to the circumstances of countries promote inclusive transitions and social justice.
Guidelines for employment diagnostics in times of continuous change
08 March 2023
This guidance note outlines ILO’s approach to employment diagnostics in order to analyse labour market dynamics in continuous change.
Creating jobs in low- and middle-income countries through demand-side policies
06 February 2023
This brief focuses on demand-side policies for promoting employment in LMCs. The aim is to lay the conceptual foundations for a policy debate on employment promotion in LMCs.
Guidelines for shaping employment policies that support a green recovery and a just transition
30 August 2022
These Guidelines assist ILO constituents and technical specialists to design and implement employment policies that enhance a green recovery from the Covid-19 crisis and also contribute to a just transition over the longer term
Income support for non-covered workers during COVID-19: a review of policy responses
26 August 2022
This paper provides an overview of the income support measures for non-covered workers implemented in response to the COVID-19 crisis, describing the collection of measures and policies in place in each selected country.
Policy sequences during and after COVID-19: A review of labour market policy patterns
24 June 2022
This policy brief tracks the sequential logic of labour market policies across a sample of countries from all world regions.
Promoting youth employment during COVID-19: A review of policy responses
24 June 2022
This report gives an overview on actual policy responses in the area of youth employment during the COVID-19 crisis in 20 selected countries.
Job retention schemes during COVID-19: A review of policy responses
24 June 2022
This report provides an update on job retention policies in a sample of 20 countries representing the main world regions as well as the diverse types of job retention schemes, in particular short-time work, furlough and wage subsidy schemes as they have been implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ILO and the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions
22 June 2022
Alternative Data Sources for Labour Market Diagnostics and Policy Response: Applications in the COVID-19 era and beyond
21 June 2022
This brief explores the opportunities and challenges posed by non-conventional data sources, offering policy makers a resource in how to improve employment diagnostics and resultant policy response.