Publications

The ILO publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos and flash movies, relevant to China and Mongolia. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested from the ILO Library in Beijing.

2011

  1. From Active Employment Policies to the Employment Promotion Law

    25 November 2011

    Active employment policies in China are systematic and comprehensive and have benefitted from international experience in their formulation. Great achievements have been made and the adoption of the Employment Promotion Law in 208 was well received by the international community as well as the ILO. The Chinese experience is a good example of a successful policy development process, spanning many years, addressing huge challenges and devoting the necessary resources.

  2. Promoting Decent Employment for Rural Migrant Workers

    25 November 2011

    This booklet presents an account of the policies to promote rural migrant workers' employment and draws lessons from their main achievements and challenges that are worth sharing with policy-makers around the world. Section one presents the history of migration policies in China since the 1950s, a profile of rural migrant workers today and the main consequences of internal migration of the country. Section two describes the policies and measures implemented between 1992 and 2008 to promote the employment of rural labourers. Section three provides some details on the support provided to rural migrant workers during and after the financial crisis. Section four concludes with the main achievements, challenges and way forward.

  3. Fact sheet on Green Business Options

    25 September 2011

    This fact sheet focuses on the Green Business Options (GBO) training scheme offered in China and Mongolia as part of the ILO Green Jobs Programme for Asia and the Pacific.

  4. ILO Publications. Catalogue Fall 2011 - Update of English titles

    01 September 2011

  5. Survey report on the revision of the regulation on the labour protection for women workers

    01 September 2011

    To make the Revised Draft more relevant to the needs of working men and women, the ILO/Norwegian Project on the Promotion of Gender Equality in the World of Work in China supported the survey on the Revision of the Regulation on Labour Protection for Women Workers. The survey was implemented by the Women's Studies Institute of China in conjunction with the Women's Studies Institutes in Heilongjiang, Jiangsu and Sichuan Provinces.

  6. Research report on the retirement age issue

    01 September 2011

    This study intends to answer the following questions through in-depth investigation: who are for and against the same retirement age for men and women, and why?; and what are the perspectives and demands with regards to the retirement age of people from various occupational groups (workers, technical professionals and cadres respectively) by gender and identity? In this way, the study aims to provide a practical and feasible basis for the modification and improvement of the retirement policy both for China's economic and social harmony as well as for progress towards greater gender equality and respect for women's human rights.

  7. Green Jobs Background Brief No.1-August 2011

    01 August 2011

    The background brief provides a summary of the latest news and events from Green Jobs Programme for Asia and the Pacific

  8. A guideline for employment services for people with disabilities

    01 July 2011

    A guideline aimed at supporting implementation of friendly and accessible employment promotion services for people with disabilities and was produced only in Mongolian.

  9. Employers' guide on promoting equal opportunity and treatment and preventing discrimination at work in China

    31 May 2011

    This Guide is issued together with a Code of Practice for employers on promoting equal opportunity and treatment and preventing discrimination at work. It is issued by the China Enteprise Confederation (CEC) in cooperation with the International Labour Office (ILO) to give CEC member companies practical guidance on how to take measures to promote equal opportunity and treatment and elimate discrimination in their company policies and practices.

  10. Code of practice for employers on promoting equal opportunity and treatment and preventing discrimination at work in China

    31 May 2011

    This Code of Practice articulates a set of guiding principles for employers and business on non-discrimination and euality at work. The Code is issued by the China Enteprise Confederation (CEC) in cooperation with the International Labour Office (ILO) to help CEC member companies to take measures to promote equal opportunity and treatment and elimate discrimination in their company policies and practices.

  11. Discrimination against People Living with HIV within Healthcare Settings in China

    17 May 2011

    Based on the interview responses and related documents, this report describes the current state of discrimination by medical institutions against people living with HIV, analyses the underlying factors behind this discrimination and provides a set of policy recommendations designed to better protect the medical rights of people living with HIV.

  12. Equality and non-discrimination at work in China: Handbook

    27 April 2011

    This Training package on equality and non-discrimination at work in China was developed and issued by the ILO to support the application of the Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111) in the country. The training package contains a handbook and a training manual (with six booklets).

  13. Equality and non-discrimination at work in China: Training manual book 1/6 - Introduction and training guidance

    26 April 2011

    This Training package on equality and non-discrimination at work in China was developed and issued by the ILO to support the application of the Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111) in the country. The training package contains a handbook and a training manual (with six booklets).

  14. Equality and non-discrimination at work in China: Training manual book 2/6 - Module 1. Overview: Discrimination and equality at work

    25 April 2011

    This Training package on equality and non-discrimination at work in China was developed and issued by the ILO to support the application of the Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111) in the country. The training package contains a handbook and a training manual (with six booklets).

  15. Equality and non-discrimination at work in China: Training manual book 3/6 - Module 2. Promoting gender equality at work

    24 April 2011

    This Training package on equality and non-discrimination at work in China was developed and issued by the ILO to support the application of the Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111) in the country. The training package contains a handbook and a training manual (with six booklets).

  16. Equality and non-discrimination at work in China: Training manual book 4/6 - Module 3. Promoting ethnic and religious equality at work

    23 April 2011

    This Training package on equality and non-discrimination at work in China was developed and issued by the ILO to support the application of the Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111) in the country. The training package contains a handbook and a training manual (with six booklets).

  17. Equality and non-discrimination at work in China: Training manual book 6/6 - Module 5. Discrimination, health and disability

    21 April 2011

    This Training package on equality and non-discrimination at work in China was developed and issued by the ILO to support the application of the Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111) in the country. The training package contains a handbook and a training manual (with six booklets).

  18. Strengthening labour inspection services (Final Evaluation Summary)

    12 April 2011

    Project INT/09/62/NOR - Evaluation consultant: Karstein Haarberg

  19. HIV and AIDS related employment discrimination in China

    14 January 2011

    This report reviews the current state of HIV and AIDS workplace discrimination in China and summarizes a broad body of existing research as well as reviews new research conducted by the ILO and Maries Stopes International. The findings point to a trend of increasing discrimination against workers that contradicts both national policies and international standards. This body of work highlights numerous cases of employment discrimination in several key practices and puts forward a set of recommendations aimed at improving the situation.

2010

  1. Guide on prevention of sexual harassment in the workplace

    01 December 2010

    This is a guide intended for trade union leaders, HR directors and ordinary workers in China, informing them of how to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. It answers a series of questions, including what it is sexual harassment in the workplace, how enterprises put in place a prevention mechanism, what roles trade unions should play and how the victims can deal with it. Hopefully, readers may have better answers to the questions.