08 August 2013
Employment Working Paper No. 142
Economic class and labour market inclusion: Poor and middle class workers in developing Asia and the Pacific
07 August 2013
This paper examines quantitative trends and characteristics of the poor, near poor and middle class working population in developing Asia and the Pacific. With special focus on Cambodia, India, Indonesia and Viet Nam, it provides empirical evidence for policies that would help reduce working poverty, foster middle class jobs and promote inclusive labour market.
12 July 2013
The protection of the employment relationship, placed within the contract of employment, has been at the heart of the International Labour Organization’s agenda since the middle of the 1990’s. The employment relationship is the natural evolution of what previously represented the master-and-servant model. The employment relationship within the contract model operates as a framework for both the protection of workers and the guaranteeing of the exercise of fundamental rights at work.
Supporting workers with family responsibilities: connecting child development and the decent work agenda
08 July 2013
This working paper presents a series of solutions to the challenging social issues. It builds on the conclusions of “Investing in Child Development and Learning: Ensuring Equity in Decent Work and Sustainable Development,” a forum convened by UNICEF and ILO on 28 February 2012. This paper was used to stimulate dialogue and guide discussion during an Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Ministerial Roundtable in New York on 3 July 2012. The Roundtable examined the policy challenges posed to policy-makers, the social partners (employers’ and workers’ organizations) and other societal actors in proposing policies in support of working families.
Ministries of labour: comparative overview. History, mandate, challenges world-wide database and organizational charts
19 June 2013
The main purpose of this publication is to provide ILO constituents and other readers with an analysis of current developments and trends in ministries of labour all around the world.
22 May 2013
Employment Working Paper No. 141
15 May 2013
Employment Working Paper No. 140
Towards more inclusive employment policy making: Process and role of stakeholders in Indonesia, Nicaragua, Moldova and Uganda
13 May 2013
Employment Working Paper No. 137
06 May 2013
Employment Working Paper No. 135
06 May 2013
Employment Working Paper No. 131