Resources on future of work
Studies on Growth with Equity
EuroZone job crisis: trends and policy responses
11 July 2012
The study provides the latest trends on the employment situation in EU countries and examines the labour market reforms adopted by various governments.
Social Justice and Growth: The Role of the Minimum Wage
18 June 2012
This issue of the International Journal of Labour Research is wholly dedicated to the question of the minimum wage, a matter that has gained in importance and profile in recent years. No doubt, the main reasons behind this rise in prominence relate to the stagnation of wages in several parts of the world, a generalized increase in earnings inequality as well as the rise in social unrest across the globe.
Effective Protection for Domestic Workers: A guide to designing labour laws
23 May 2012
This guide is a practical tool for those involved in national legislative processes and in the design of labour laws, including government officials and representatives of workers’ and employers’ organizations.
Achieving Decent Work for Domestic Workers
22 May 2012
An organizer’s manual to promote ILO convention no. 189 and build domestic workers’ power.
Protecting the poor: A microinsurance compendium
10 April 2012
Protecting the Poor: A microinsurance compendium. Vol. II
10 April 2012
Offering a synthesis of new trends and practices in the growing market of microinsurance, this volume will be an invaluable resource for policy-makers and practitioners alike.
Practices with good potential - Towards the elimination of hazardous child labour
15 March 2012
This publication is a companion volume of the "Children in Hazardous Work: What we know, what we need to do" report, outlines the problem of hazardous work and highlights possible solutions. Although it is too early to say, in most cases, that the activities included here are proven "good practices" ready for emulation, nonetheless items in this selection have already demonstrated some unique or notable elements.
Report III(1B): Giving globalization a human face (General Survey on the fundamental Conventions)
02 March 2012
General Survey on the fundamental Conventions concerning rights at work in light of the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization, 2008.
Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety
20 February 2012
The new Encyclopaedia website is a cutting-edge global knowledge platform for sharing occupational safety and health (OSH) information and good practices. This online multidisciplinary book of facts and knowledge presents the general user with a panoramic view of the field. The Encyclopaedia was written and compiled by world class researchers and industry experts. It is the most comprehensive reference source on the subject and one of the flagship and widely respected publications of the ILO.
Upgrading informal apprenticeship - A resource guide for Africa
12 January 2012
A policy learning approach to shift informal apprenticeship back into the focus of national priorities for enhancing skills and youth employability.