Books and reports

April 2018

  1. Publication

    Reducing inequalities in Europe: How industrial relations and labour policies can close the gap

    15 April 2018

    This book examines the possible role of social dialogue and the social partners in reducing inequalities.

March 2018

  1. Book

    Industrial relations in emerging economies: The quest for inclusive development

    15 March 2018

    This work examines industrial and employment relations in the emerging economies of Brazil, China, India, South Africa and Turkey while assessing the contribution of industrial relations to inclusive development.

  2. Book

    Women’s ILO: Transnational networks, global labour standards and gender equity, 1919 to Present

    15 March 2018

    What is the place of women in global labour policies? This book gathers new research on a century of ILO engagement with women’s work.

  3. Report

    World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for Women 2018 – Global snapshot

    08 March 2018

    The past 20 years have witnessed some progress for women in the world of work and in terms of gender equality in society. This report looks at the progress (or lack thereof) made during the past decade and assesses women’s labour market prospects.

January 2018

  1. Flagship Report

    World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2018

    22 January 2018

    This edition examines the current state of the labour market, assessing the most recent developments and making global and regional projections of unemployment, vulnerable employment and working poverty.

December 2017

  1. Book

    Trade unions and migrant workers: New contexts and challenges in Europe

    20 December 2017

    This timely book analyses the relationship between trade unions, immigration and migrant workers across eleven European countries in the period between the 1990s and 2015.

  2. Book

    90 Years of Contribution of the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization to the Creation of International Civil Service Law

    18 December 2017

    The genesis of this book is a symposium that the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization organized on 5 May 2017 to celebrate the 90 years of its existence and its 125th Session (2017).

  3. Book

    Regulating for equitable and job-rich growth

    15 December 2017

    This book offers a critical reflection on the operation and effects of labour regulation. It articulates the broad goals and extensive potential for it to contribute to inclusive development, while also considering the limits of some areas of regulation and governance.

November 2017

  1. Flagship Report

    World Social Protection Report 2017-19: Universal social protection to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

    29 November 2017

    This ILO flagship report provides a global overview of recent trends in social protection systems, including social protection floors. Based on new data, it offers a broad range of global, regional and country data on social protection coverage, benefits and public expenditures on social protection.

  2. Report

    Global Employment Trends for Youth 2017: Paths to a better working future

    20 November 2017

    This report sets out the youth labour market situation around the world and shows where progress has or has not been made.