Algorithmic management: What it is, what it does and what it means for the future of work
10 October 2022
Algorithmic management has been seen as a positive technological and digital factor in the organization of economic activity, but it also comes with a range of challenges. This episode examines these issues.
3.6 million jobs may have been affected by the floods in Pakistan
28 September 2022
2.36 to 3.6 million jobs may have been lost and/or disrupted as a result of the worst ever floods in the history of Pakistan that devastated more than 84 districts of Pakistan, the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and HRD briefed the media on initial estimates calculated by the ILO.
The impact of trade union and democracy rights on trade: An industry-level study
EMPLOYMENT Seminar #41. The seminar will present a paper that endeavours to shed light on the impact of freedom of association and collective bargaining rights on international trade by using new indicators in law and in practice developed by the authors, along with the Freedom House democracy indicators.
Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Sept/Oct 2022
26 September 2022
Platform work and gender inequalities - A case study from India
26 September 2022
Over the past decade, the world has witnessed a rise in platforms and the growing platformization of work. These trends are also pervasive in India. While these developments have resulted in increased access to work for women, they are also characterized by a number of challenges. This episode examines these issues and offers some policy considerations for overcoming these challenges.
Trade can generate more and better jobs in Southern Mediterranean countries
20 September 2022
An ILO report assesses the impact of trade growth and economic development of Southern Mediterranean countries on the quality of jobs in the region, with a particular focus on women and youth, and on SMEs in the region.
How to work in the green economy? Guide for young people, job seekers and those who support them
01 September 2022
When choosing professional future, many young people, sensitive to planetary issues, would like their future job to be consistent with their convictions and help to bend the carbon curve. However, for non-specialists, the green economy is still very vague. Which careers to go to? What skills to acquire? This guide aims to provide them with answers.
Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022: Investing in transforming futures for young people
11 August 2022
Incorporating the most recent labour market information available, Global Employment Trends for Youth sets out the youth labour market situation around the world. It shows where progress has or has not been made, updates world and regional youth labour market indicators, and gives detailed analyses of trends and issues facing young people in the labour market.
Employment Policy Department Newsletter, July/August 2022
27 July 2022
Work-life transitions: Are they becoming more turbulent?
27 July 2022
This podcast episode aims to explore labour market transition patterns to enhance global knowledge of such patterns for informed and timely policymaking, particularly in emerging and developing countries, and identifies the role digitalization plays as a driver of changing transition patterns but also as a facilitator of transitions.