Publications on non-standard forms of employment

  1. Report

    Working conditions in a global perspective

    06 May 2019

    This report provides a comparative analysis of job quality covering approximately 1.2 billion of the world’s workers in the EU28, China, the Republic of Korea, Turkey, the United States (US), Spanish-speaking Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama), Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.

  2. Publication

    Challenges and opportunities for decent work in the culture and media sectors

    14 January 2019

    The present study examines employment in culture and media in 16 countries, from four regions, and covering the very diverse world of the media and culture. This encompasses: musicians, actors, dancers, journalists, screenwriters, technicians and creators of audio-visual and live performances, and visual artists.

  3. Publication

    Promoting adequate social protection and social security coverage for all workers, including those in non-standard forms of employment

    02 October 2018

    Promoting adequate social protection and social security coverage for all workers, including those in non-standard forms of employment (ILO/OECD).

  4. Publication

    Informality and non-standard forms of employment

    02 October 2018

    Prepared for the G20 Employment Working Group meeting.

  5. Publication

    Executive summary: Digital labour platforms and the future of work

    20 September 2018

    This report provides one of the first comparative studies of working conditions on five major micro-task platforms that operate globally.

  6. Report

    Digital labour platforms and the future of work: Towards decent work in the online world

    20 September 2018

    The report offers one of the first comparative studies of working conditions at five of the major, global, online micro-task platforms.

  7. Publication

    Interns and outcomes: Just how effective are internships as a bridge to stable employment?

    09 August 2018

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 241

  8. Publication

    Work on Digital Labour Platforms in Ukraine: Issues and Policy Perspectives

    27 July 2018

    The surveys focused specifically on working conditions of online platform workers in Ukraine, and show that digital labour platforms have transformed the modes of work and changed how work is viewed by both businesses and workers.

  9. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 103

    On-call work in the Netherlands: trends, impact, and policy solutions

    23 April 2018

    Flexible work has steadily increased in the Dutch labour market and on-call employment represents the fastest growing group. Although on-call work is both the largest and the least institutionally regulated form of flexible employment, little is known on its developments and impacts.

  10. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 102

    On-call and related forms of casual work in New Zealand and Australia

    23 April 2018