Publications on freedom of association

June 2014

  1. Publication

    Guide to international labour standards (2014)

    10 June 2014

    Provides summaries of the contents of ILO Conventions and Recommendations by subject matter.

April 2014

  1. International Journal of Labour Research

    Trade unions and worker cooperatives: Where are we at?

    01 April 2014

    Last May, ACTRAV and the ILO cooperative branch held a seminar on the topic of relations between trade unions and worker cooperatives. The goal was to re-examine the relationship between the two movements by taking stock of recent initiatives around the world. To be sure, the relationship between trade unions and cooperatives is as long as the history of trade unions. In fact, it is fair to say that the first associations of workers that emerged in Europe looked more like cooperatives than trade unions.

March 2014

  1. Publication

    Outcome 14: Freedom of association, collective bargaining (Final Evaluation Summary)

    11 March 2014

    Projects: GLO/11/57/SID; GLO/12/59/NOR Evaluation Consultant: Dr. Ana García Femenía

  2. Publication

    Country baselines under the ILO Declaration Annual Review (2000-2014)

    07 March 2014

  3. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 46

    Poverty, Inequality and Employment in Chile

    03 March 2014

December 2013

  1. Brochure

    Building a preventative safety and health culture

    20 December 2013

    A guide to the Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 1981 (No. 155), its 2002 Protocol and the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187)

  2. Publication

    Living and working conditions in inland navigation in Europe

    20 December 2013

    This study explores various aspects of the inland navigation in the European region, addressing all the essential aspects in relation to the working and living conditions of the crews, including relevant laws and regulations, occupational safety and health, social security and enforcement, etc.

  3. Publication

    National Tripartite Social Dialogue: An ILO guide for improved governance

    02 December 2013

    This guide is part of the ILO’s effort to respond to the demand from ILO member States for technical support in the field of establishing or strengthening mechanisms for tripartite social dialogue at the policy level in line with international labour standards and good comparative practice

November 2013

  1. Publication

    Labour Administration in Uncertain Times: Policy, Practice and Institutions

    01 November 2013

    The 2008 financial crisis marked the beginning of a prolonged and ongoing period of extreme economic turbulence that has created multiple challenges for both governments and national systems of labour administration. Difficult economic conditions are encouraging a re-evaluation of established policies and institutions in the areas of labour, employment, social protection and industrial relations.

October 2013

  1. Good practices

    Business and the fight against child labour - Experience from India, Brazil and South Africa

    25 October 2013

    A new report on the efforts of businesses in three countries in the global South to eliminate child labour, in their operations, supply chains and wider communities.