Tools and Services on Informal Economy


  1. Issue Brief no. 5 - Labour Relations and Collective Bargaining

    Negotiating for decent working time - a review of practice

    10 December 2019

    This Issue Brief gives an overview of the regulation of working time through collective agreements in different regions of the world and outlines innovative solutions by the bargaining partners. It presents practices from various countries, which can advance a human-centered approach to the regulation of working time through collective bargaining.


  1. ILO Research paper No. 20

    The impact of minimum wage increases on the South African economy in the Global Policy Model

    09 November 2017

    This paper uses the United Nations Global Policy Model (GPM) to assess the impact of increases in minimum wages on the South African economy. The results indicate that higher (relative) real wage growth rebalances national income, and the labour share increases since relative wages rise and employment is roughly maintained.

  2. Publication

    Garment Factory Characteristics and Workplace Sexual Harassment

    09 August 2017

  3. Publication

    Innovations in extending social insurance coverage to independent workers: Experiences from Brazil, Cape Verde, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Philippines, France and Uruguay

    09 August 2017

  4. Instructional material

    Guidance note on integrating Food and Nutrition Security into Country Analysis and UNDAF (Guide for UNCTs) – UNDG approved

    09 August 2017

  5. Publication

    DOLE’s Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program: Philippines

    09 August 2017

  6. Web page

    Guide: Promoting the integration of migration domestic workers in Europe (training modules)

    08 August 2017

  7. Web page

    Course: Rural Economy Academy, 2017

    08 August 2017

  8. Web page

    Training curriculum: Collective bargaining - a policy guide (2017)

    08 August 2017

  9. Web page

    Journal / Special Issue: What future for industrial relations? (2015) (E)

    08 August 2017