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  1. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 104

    Overtime work: A review of literature and initial empirical analysis

    18 January 2019

  2. Meeting document

    Report for discussion at the meeting of experts on Cross-border social dialogue.

    14 January 2019

    Background report for meeting of experts of Cross-border social dialogue

  3. Publication

    Challenges and opportunities for decent work in the culture and media sectors

    14 January 2019

    The present study examines employment in culture and media in 16 countries, from four regions, and covering the very diverse world of the media and culture. This encompasses: musicians, actors, dancers, journalists, screenwriters, technicians and creators of audio-visual and live performances, and visual artists.

  4. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 105

    An analysis of multiparty bargaining models for global supply chains

    20 December 2018

    This working paper reviews one approach for realizing the goal of improving labour standards at the lower rungs of supply chains that has to date received relatively little scholarly attention: substantive, enforceable agreements between lead firms and unions or worker-based organizations.

  5. Video

    Advancing human rights at work - A look back at 2018

    14 December 2018

    2018 has been a significant year in advancing fundamental principles and rights at work. Working with governments, social partners and communities, the ILO FUNDAMENTALS Branch has helped those who cannot organize and bargain collectively, those suffering from discrimination, and those who are trapped in child labour and forced labour. There is much more to be done, and we look forward to accelerating progress and coordinating action towards our common goals over the coming years.

  6. Our impact, Their voices

    Myanmar apparel: ILO project helps factories to improve efficiency and productivity

    11 December 2018

    Garment manufacturing involves various operations carried out by different operators at different stations. If not executed efficiently, these operations may jeopardize productivity, cause economic loss, and ultimately damage workplace relations.

  7. Publication

    The Impact of Social Dialogue and Collective Bargaining on Working Conditions in SMEs: A Literature Review

    28 November 2018