Publications

Just released

  1. Publication

    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. Publication

    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.

Flagship reports

  1. World Social Protection Report 2017-19

    Universal social protection to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

    29 November 2017

    This ILO flagship report offers a broad range of global, regional and country data on social protection coverage, benefits and public expenditures on social protection.

  2. World Employment and Social Outlook 2017

    Sustainable enterprises and jobs – Formal enterprises and decent work

    9 October 2017

    This edition examines the issue of sustainable enterprises through an in-depth analysis of the characteristics of firms, their strategies and how they relate to enterprise performance and labour market outcomes.

Editor's choice

Global Wage Report 2016/17: Wage inequality in the workplace

The trends presented in this edition of the Global Wage Report show that global real wage growth dropped sharply during the post-2008 economic crisis, recovered in 2010, but has since decelerated. 

More specifically, the report analyses the extent to which overall wage inequality is the result of wage inequality between enterprises and wage inequality within enterprises.