Resources on future of work

  1. Publication

    Offshoring and the Internationalization of Employment. A Challenge for a Fair Globalization?

    14 March 2006

    The book examines the trends in the internationalisation of employment, looks at losers and winners and proposes new policies of compensation.

  2. Publication

    Know more about HIV/AIDS - A Toolkit for Workers in the Informal Economy

    01 January 2006

    The Toolkit is based on the ILO Code of Practice on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work which sets out fundamental principles for policy development and practical guidelines for action in the following key areas: Prevention of HIV and AIDS; Management and mitigation of the impact of HIV and AIDS on the world of work; Care and support of workers infected and affected by HIV and AIDS; and Elimination of stigma and discrimination on the basis of HIV status.

  3. Instructional material

    Social dialogue in the health services: A tool for practical guidance – The handbook for practitioners

    01 January 2005

  4. Quantitative Methods in Social Protection Series

    Actuarial practice in social security

    01 January 2004

    Presents technical material on valuation covering a wide-range of risks including old age, survivors, disability, sickness, maternity, employment injury, and unemployment. Provides concrete examples of work done by actuaries. It discusses the valuation of pensions, short-term cash benefits like sickness, maternity and unemployment insurance and examines the valuation of employment injury benefits as well. In addition, the book devotes special attention to what should be included in the actuarial report and presents a practical exercise to illustrate the important points discussed in the volume.

  5. Normative instrument

    Guidelines concerning a statistical definition of informal employment

    01 November 2003

  6. Publication

    Standards for the XXIst Century: Social Security

    01 January 2002

    Describes the characteristics of the ILO’s social security standards, highlighting their universality and flexibility and their common principles. Examines the protection afforded in each of the nine branches of social security and considers the treatment of migrant workers.

  7. Publication

    Community contracts in urban infrastructure works : practical lessons from experience

    01 January 2002

    Socio-Economic Technical Papers (SETP) No. 13 - English Version

  8. Publication

    Employment-Intensive Infrastructure Programmes: Capacity building for contracting in the construction Sector

    01 January 1999

    Provides a set of guidelines for programmes which aim to integrate cost-effective employment-intensive approaches into infrastructure works while respecting basic labour standards and working conditions.

  9. Publication

    Employment-intensive infrastructure programmes : labour policies and practices

    01 February 1998

    Based on studies and the experience of ILO technical cooperation projects. Includes recommendations for government ministries, and workers’ and employers’ organizations.

  10. Publication

    International migration statistics. Guidelines improvement of data collection systems

    02 December 1997

    The first comprehensive publication on this topic, this book aims at strengthening the capacity of countries to generate relevant and more meaningful data on international migration, which would assist in the formulation and analysis of migration policy. Topics include the international comparability of migration data, the potentials and weaknesses of existing data collection systems and the development of meaningful surveys.