News and events on the future of work

  1. ILO deputy head: The Centenary will be a milestone for the ILO

    03 September 2018

    With a little over 100 days until the ILO’s Centenary, ILO Deputy Director-General Greg Vines explains where the Organization stands with preparations for the anniversary year.

  2. Make social dialogue work

    02 August 2018

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, praises the commitment to social dialogue and tripartism made by BRICS nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - in a speech at the group’s Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting in South Africa.

  3. Cooperatives can play key role in future of work

    17 July 2018

    The potential of cooperatives to play a positive role in shaping the future of work was discussed at a national conference in the Republic of Korea.

  4. XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work: Prevention in the Connected Age

    The ILO, the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) and the International Social Security Association (ISSA) are jointly organizing the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health 2020.

  5. ILO to launch new report addressing the looming global care crisis

    20 June 2018

  6. Don’t let the new brutalism shape our future

    19 June 2018

    In a speech to the World Congress of the UNI Global Union in Liverpool, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder says we need a future of work with labour rights, inclusion, social justice, decent work, sustainability and democracy.

  7. ILO facilitated National Dialogue on the Future of Work in the Tea Sector in Sri Lanka

    15 June 2018

    The International Labour Organization Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives facilitated a National Dialogue on the Future of Work in the Tea Sector in Sri Lanka on the 14th June 2018.

  8. The future we want depends on innovative policies, responsible business conduct and people-centred technology

    14 June 2018

    ILO head says that “businesses have a central role to play in fighting the global scourge of forced labour”.

  9. Information session on the work of the Global Commission on the Future of Work

    30 May 2018

    The world of work is undergoing a major process of change driven by technology, demographics and climate change. In order to understand and respond effectively to these new challenges the ILO has launched a "Future of Work initiative".

  10. ILO Global Commission shapes framework for final report

    18 May 2018

    The third meeting of the Global Commission on the Future of Work focussed on key themes of next year’s landmark report.