08 October 2015
This issue of Global Employment Trends for Youth provides an update on youth labour markets around the world, focusing both on the continuing labour market instability and on structural issues in youth labour markets.
04 September 2015
Report prepared for the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers Meeting and Joint Meeting with G20 Finance Ministers (Ankara, Turkey, 3-4 September 2015) by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Monetary Fund, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the World Bank Group.
04 September 2015
Report prepared for the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers Meeting and Joint Meeting with G20 Finance Ministers (Ankara, Turkey, 3-4 September 2015) by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the World Bank Group with inputs by the International Monetary Fund.
12 June 2015
The challenges of achieving environmental sustainability and of generating decent work for all are closely linked. This book argues that goal of environmentally sustainable economies will not be attained without the active contribution of the world of work (Download the introduction to the report below).
01 June 2015
The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, adopted by the International Labour Conference at its 94th (Maritime) Session, is sometimes called a “bill of rights” for seafarers. It sets out seafarers’ rights to decent conditions of work and helps establish conditions for fair competition for shipowners.
19 May 2015
The World Employment and Social Outlook is the ILO’s new flagship report on world of work issues. Exploring the inter-connected nature of macroeconomic policies on the one hand, and employment and social outcomes on the other, it analyses which policy combinations are most effective in delivering high employment and balanced incomes. The publication also provides readers with the most up-to-date global as well as regional labour market and social indicators.
27 April 2015
This book assesses the current situations in EU Member States on the basis of detailed empirical evidence and concrete case studies of the social policies that have been discontinued or altered, distinguishing between recent developments caused by the economic crisis and long-term trends.
09 April 2015
The outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in parts of West Africa is now the largest, longest, most severe and most complex in the nearly four-decade history of this disease. This report comprises contributions to the national recovery planning processes.
28 January 2015
Against a backdrop of sluggish economic conditions and continued weak job creation, the Investment Plan proposed by the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker would provide a rapid economic stimulus that would foster Europe’s competitiveness at the same time as boosting much-needed employment creation. The main finding of this ILO report is that, if careful consideration is given to the design of the programme and its allocation, over 2.1 million net new jobs would be created by mid-2018.
20 January 2015
The World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2015 includes a forecast of worsening global unemployment levels and explains the factors behind it, such as continuing inequality and falling wage shares. The report looks at the drivers of the rising middle class in the developing world as well as the risk of social unrest, especially in areas of elevated youth unemployment. It also addresses structural factors shaping the world of work, including an aging population and shifts in the skills sought by employers.