Publications on labour migration

December 2017

  1. Publication

    Trade unions and migrant workers: New contexts and challenges in Europe

    20 December 2017

    This timely book analyses the relationship between trade unions, immigration and migrant workers across eleven European countries in the period between the 1990s and 2015.

  2. Publication

    Risks and rewards: Outcomes of labour migration in South-East Asia

    15 December 2017

    This report assesses changes in the lives of migrant workers from before to after their migration and provides recommendations for improving outcomes within the region.

  3. Publication

    Short-Term Migrant Workers: The Case of Ukraine

    11 December 2017

    The aim of the present report is to discuss the issue of short-term labour migration out of Ukraine with a focus migration behaviour related to differences in the length of stay abroad, a factor of particular importance for its implications regarding labour turnover, human capital accumulation and productivity, and, thus, wages and benefits.

  4. Publication

    Migrant Workers: The Case of Moldova

    11 December 2017

    The report aims to present a profile of migrant workers in terms of demographic and socio-economic characteristics and to estimate the size and nature of labour migration, based on findings of the ILO Labour Force Migration Survey (LFMS) conducted in the Republic of Moldova in the last quarter of 2012.

November 2017

  1. Publication

    Moldovan Migrants in Italy: Remittances and the Role of the Labour Market Partners

    20 November 2017

    Social Finance Working Paper. 52a

  2. Publication

    UN Secretary-General’s report on the Global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration: Inputs of the International Labour Organization

    06 November 2017

October 2017

  1. Publication

    Organizational Perspective from the International Labour Organization, in Research Handbook on Climate Change, Migration and the Law

    27 October 2017

    This comprehensive Research Handbook provides an overview of the debates on how the law does, and could, relate to migration exacerbated by climate change. ILO has contributed a chapter providing an overview of its mandate to suppose vulnerable segments of society to cope with the labour market impacts of climate change.

  2. Publication

    FAIR SHARE? International recruitment in the Philippines

    24 October 2017

    This working paper brings together evidence on the culture and practice of fair recruitment for overseas employment in the Philippines.

September 2017

  1. Publication

    Labour Migration Statistics in Africa

    20 September 2017

    A first of its kind study spearheaded by the African Union and the ILO to efficiently respond to the current deficit in official and reliable migration data.

  2. Publication

    Deficiencies in Conditions of Work as a Cost to Labor Migration: Concepts, Extent, and Implications

    18 September 2017

    This paper sets out three goals. First, it provides a conceptual framework for analyzing migration costs associated with deficiencies in the conditions of work abroad, which is an insufficiently explored aspect of the existing theoretical frameworks on migration decision making. Second, using a novel data set, the KNOMAD migration surveys, it examines the nature and extent of the losses that migrant workers experience due to deficiencies in working conditions.