Publications on digital labour platforms


  1. Publication

    National Workshop: Lack of skilled ICT personnel in Indonesia: can we still compete?

    30 June 2022

    Summary report of the webinar held on 19 May 2022

  2. Publication

    National workshop: "Towards a brighter future of work in the Indian digital economy"

    30 June 2022

    Summary report of the webinar held on 25 May 2022

  3. Publication

    How digital technology can protect migrant workers from forced labour and exploitation

    22 June 2022

    Digital technology can be a game changer in migrant worker protection. But where to start? What digital products are already out there? How to make sure that technology delivers real benefits? A new research under the ILO Fair Recruitment Initiative provides answers.

  4. ILO Working paper 70

    A global analysis of worker protest in digital labour platforms

    21 June 2022

    This paper presents findings from the Leeds Index of Platform Labour Protest, a database of platform worker protest events around the world in four platform sectors: ride-hailing, food delivery, courier services and grocery delivery for the period January 2017 to July 2020. The findings show that the single most important cause of platform worker protest is pay, followed by employment status, and health and safety.

  5. Publication

    ToR: PROSPECTS Kenya: Digital Economy

    16 June 2022

    The ILO is seeking to recruit an individual consultant to support the implementation of activities of the ILO PROPSECTS project in Kenya with a focus on promoting decent job creation of young refugees and host community members in the digital economy.

  6. Publication

    Call for applications: Garissa camel value chain implementing partners

    25 May 2022

  7. ILO Working paper 62

    Protection of workers’ personal data: General principles

    05 May 2022

    This working paper gives an overview of legal standards related to personal data protection. It explores trends, principles and good practices and brings them in relation to the world of work.

  8. Labour Overview series for Latin America and the Caribbean 2021

    2021 Labour Overview of Latin America and the Caribbean

    28 April 2022

    Nearly two years after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, in the third quarter of 2021, the employment rate and economic participation rate were still lower than the 2019 records, while the unemployment rate was higher than in that year. The 2021 Labour Overview describes a mixed bag scenario for employment and suggests that prepandemic levels will be reached by 2023 or even 2024.

  9. Publication

    Policy guidance note: Digitalising career guidance services

    01 April 2022

    This policy guidance note provides advice to decision makers, managers and technical staff on how to invest in digitalising career guidance services 

  10. Publication

    Inclusion of persons with disabilities in the digital and green economy

    18 March 2022

    This report prepared by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) together with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for the 1st G20 Employment Working Group meeting addresses one of the priority areas identified by the Indonesian Presidency. It highlights measures G20 member states can take to ensure that persons with disabilities will benefit from the opportunities provided by the digital and green economy, as well as minimize some of the challenges that derive in particular from digitalization.